Entry-Level Controls Engineer Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Controls Engineer is $67,220 per year.

$51,344 - $85,665
$51K
$67K
$86K
MEDIAN: $67,267
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$17.87 - $34.86
$18
$26
$35
MEDIAN: $26.44
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$0$87K
Salary $51,344 - $85,665
Bonus $479.62 - $7,826
Profit Sharing $580 - $7,297
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$50,154 - $87,798
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,086
Hourly Data $0$49
Hourly Rate $17.87 - $34.86
Overtime $25.82 - $49.81
Annual Data $0$87K
Bonus $479.62 - $7,826
Profit Sharing $580 - $7,297
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$50,154 - $87,798
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 269

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $67,663

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Controls Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Controls Engineer in Minneapolis:
"Satisfying and stressful."
If you are willing to put in the hours, producing physical machines that DO something is very rewarding. But, it is a business and there is always a schedule and a budget.

Controls Engineer in Detroit:
"Getting the first job sucks."
Getting into the entry level work for a job sucks. It took me 7 months to find my first job. Since then, it took me about a month of searching on two separate times to find a job. Internships are usually a good place to start for the first year (one where you get paid). However, while I started as an intern, I didn't get a lot of value as an intern since I ended up taking over the bulk amount of work on my own from the start.

Controls Engineer in Magnolia:
Find a company that values the importance of Controls Engineering.

Key Stats for Controls Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 206 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
19%
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Skills That Affect Controls Engineer Salaries

Project Management
▲6%

Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
▲6%

Matlab
▲3%

C++
▲1%

Controls
▼0%

Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
▼0%

Engineering Design
▼0%

Robotics
▼0%

SCADA
▼0%

National Average
$68,000





▼6%

AutoCAD Electrical
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 206 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
no benefits
None: 8%
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