For Late-Career Controls Engineers, yearly average wages total $91K annually. In the world of Late-Career Controls Engineers, total cash compensation can vary between $71K and $133K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $19K and $10K, respectively. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$71,351 - $121,804
$71K
$91K
$120K
MEDIAN: $91,225
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$28.39 - $63.94
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$43
$64
MEDIAN: $43.22
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$71,351 - $121,804  
   
Bonus
$-0.48 - $19,252  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,933  
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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$70,974 - $132,846  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 196
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$28.39 - $63.94  
   
Overtime
$38.16 - $76.99  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$-0.48 - $19,252  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $9,933  
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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$70,974 - $132,846  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 47

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $94,287

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With a pay rate for Late-Career Controls Engineers that is 24 percent greater than the national average, Detroit offers a comfortable salary for those in this profession. Late-Career Controls Engineers in Grand Rapids take home the lowest salaries, earning a whopping 25 percent less than the national average.

Key Stats for Controls Engineer

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.
0100
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Controls Engineer Salaries

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 13%

SCADA
up arrow 9%

Robotics
up arrow 8%

Project Management
up arrow 7%

Controls
up arrow 4%

C++
up arrow 4%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 3%

Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
up arrow 3%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 1%

Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical
up arrow 1%

Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
0%

National Average
$94,000

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD
up arrow 4%

AutoCAD Electrical
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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