Late-Career Controls Engineers can expect wages of $91K per year on average. In the world of Late-Career Controls Engineers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $19K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $10K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $69K and $132K. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Late-Career Controls Engineers. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$70,184 - $119,692
(Median)
$70K
$91K
$120K
MEDIAN: $90,554
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50%
90%

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$27.68 - $64.07
(Median)
$28
$43
$64
MEDIAN: $42.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$70,184 - $119,692  
   
Bonus
$9.93 - $19,382  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,863  
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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$69,495 - $131,738  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 207
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$28$56$84
Hourly Rate
$27.68 - $64.07  
   
Overtime
$36.68 - $81.09  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$9.93 - $19,382  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $9,863  
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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$69,495 - $131,738  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $93,033

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Late-Career Controls Engineers will find that Detroit offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 11 percent. Location significantly influences compensation, with Grand Rapids Late-Career Controls Engineers earning much less — 24 percent less — than the national average.

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Skills That Affect Controls Engineer Salaries

C++ Programming Language
up arrow 15%

SCADA
up arrow 10%

Robotics
up arrow 7%

Project Management
up arrow 5%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 5%

Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
up arrow 5%

C++
up arrow 5%

Controls
up arrow 4%

Engineering Design
up arrow 3%

Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
up arrow 1%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
0%

National Average
$93,000

Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical
up arrow 1%

Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD
up arrow 3%

AutoCAD Electrical
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 36 votes.

Gender

Female
4 %
Male
96 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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