The average salary for a Controls Engineer with Distributed Control Systems (DCS) skills is $79,066 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

$56,981 - $106,490
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MEDIAN: $79,066
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$16.02 - $39.53
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MEDIAN: $29.98
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,981 - $106,490  
   
Bonus
$493.16 - $14,431  
Profit Sharing
$569 - $10,213  
Total Pay (?
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$58,944 - $109,624  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 220
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.02 - $39.53  
   
Overtime
$25.08 - $49.46  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$493.16 - $14,431  
   
Profit Sharing
$569 - $10,213  
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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$58,944 - $109,624  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 24

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Pay by Experience Level for Controls Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Controls Engineer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.
037
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Controls Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 21%

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$80,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 40 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
37%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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