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Controls Project Engineer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Controls Project Engineer is $71,975 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Human-Machine Interface (HMI), Project Management, and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation.
Controls Project Engineer Salary (?
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$48,984 - $102,439
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $71,975
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Controls Project Engineer Salary (?
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$19.84 - $76.54
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$48,984 - $102,439  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,087  
Profit Sharing
$850 - $9,000  
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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$49,003 - $109,142  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 255
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$19.84 - $76.54  
   
Overtime
$22.89 - $65.72  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,087  
   
Profit Sharing
$850 - $9,000  
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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$49,003 - $109,142  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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Job Description for Controls Project Engineer

Controls project engineers work with project managers and other project leaders to design, schedule, and implement projects within the company's set parameters. They are responsible for meeting project deadlines with all the requirements of the job taken into consideration. This is a leadership role, with the controls project engineers overseeing many other employees at one time. They may be responsible for directing meetings, developing and implementing product testing, and assigning tasks to others within the project. Controls project engineers also ensure that all products and procedures conform to the company's quality standards.
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Controls Project Engineer Tasks
  • Plan and organize technical projects from conception to completion.
  • Coordinate and communicate between various areas; supervise and train project staff as needed.
  • Utilize engineering knowledge for project management; estimate timelines and schedules; anticipate risks and costs related to the technical aspects of the project.

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Pay by Experience Level for Controls Project Engineer

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Pay Difference By Location

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$73,000
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Experience Affects Controls Project Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 26%
National Average
$73,000

Skills That Affect Controls Project Engineer Salaries

National Average
$73,000
AutoCAD
up arrow 1%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 5%
Suretrak (Primavera)
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
29%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 75%
vision benefits Vision: 60% employee benefits None: 9%