Controls Engineer with SCADA Skills Salary

The average Controls Engineer with SCADA skills can expect to rake in roughly $78K annually. Total cash compensation to Controls Engineers with SCADA skills bottoms out near $57K and approaches $113K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $10K from bonuses and almost $15K from profit sharing. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.
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$56,012 - $106,897
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$78K
$110K
MEDIAN: $78,134
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$22.51 - $49.58
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MEDIAN: $30.90
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$56,012 - $106,897  
   
Bonus
$507 - $9,967  
Profit Sharing
$974 - $15,205  
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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$56,947 - $112,854  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 207
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$22.51 - $49.58  
   
Overtime
$28.52 - $55.42  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$507 - $9,967  
   
Profit Sharing
$974 - $15,205  
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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$56,947 - $112,854  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46

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Pay by Experience Level for Controls Engineer

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


For many Controls Engineers with SCADA skills, experience and pay levels seem to be correlated; more years in the business generally lead to more money. Although individuals who have less than five years' experience earn $68K on average, people with five to 10 years benefit from a notably larger average of $80K. Controls Engineers with SCADA skills who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $90K. Deeply experienced professionals who boast more than 20 years of experience haul in an ample $103K on average.

Key Stats for Controls Engineer

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
15%
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Experience Affects Controls Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲31%

Experienced
▲14%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$79,000

Entry-Level
▼13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 38 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
36%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
vision benefits
Vision: 68%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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