The average pay for a Controls Engineer in Denver, Colorado is $69,728 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are SCADA, Project Management, Distributed Control Systems (DCS), and Engineering Design. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$53,713 - $105,727
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$53,713 - $105,727  
   
Bonus
$6,000  
Profit Sharing
$10,000  
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$54,025 - $116,386  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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About Denver, Colorado

Denver County, Colorado
682,545
Male:
341,137 (50.0%)
Female:
341,408 (50.0%)
Denver (/ˈdɛnvər/), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile (5,280 ft or 1,610 m) above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station. Denver is ranked as a Beta- world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. With a 2015 estimated...
Denver:
$58,003
Colorado:
$63,909
$1,094
Denver:
$316,700
Colorado:
$283,800
3.2%

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Key Stats for Controls Engineer

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
045
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Controls Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 44%

National Average
$69,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Controls Engineer Salaries

SCADA
up arrow 76%

Project Management
up arrow 47%

Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
up arrow 36%

Engineering Design
up arrow 23%

Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
up arrow 2%

Controls
up arrow 1%

National Average
$69,000

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 5%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 7%

AutoCAD
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
23%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 63%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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