The average pay for a Controls Project Engineer is $70,338 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Project Management, Human-Machine Interface (HMI), and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation.
Controls Project Engineer Total Pay (?
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$46,899 - $99,578
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MEDIAN: $70,338
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Controls Project Engineer Total Pay (?
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$20.87 - $77.35
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MEDIAN: $29.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$46,899 - $99,578  
   
Bonus
$195.18 - $10,101  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,068  
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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$47,649 - $107,223  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 381
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$26$52$78
Hourly Rate
$20.87 - $77.35  
   
Overtime
$23.32 - $75.36  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$195.18 - $10,101  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $5,068  
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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$47,649 - $107,223  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 381
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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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Experience Affects Controls Project Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 25%
National Average
$71,000

Skills That Affect Controls Project Engineer Salaries

Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
up arrow 14%
National Average
$71,000
AutoCAD
up arrow 2%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 4%
Suretrak (Primavera)
up arrow 7%
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
10%
female alumni
 
Male
90%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
26%
20 years or more
15%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 11%
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