Instrumentation Engineer Salary

An Instrumentation Engineer earns an average salary of $76,051 per year. A skill in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.
Read More
$53,700 - $111,063
(Median)
$54K
$76K
$110K
MEDIAN: $76,050
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

$24.94 - $65.72
(Median)
$25
$37
$66
MEDIAN: $36.00
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$53,700 - $111,063  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,263  
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $9,696  
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).
)
$53,891 - $119,684  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 289
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$24.94 - $65.72  
   
Overtime
$27.89 - $71.68  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,263  
   
Profit Sharing
$309.13 - $9,696  
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).
)
$53,891 - $119,684  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 58
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Job Description for Instrumentation Engineer

An instrumentation engineer is someone who does the designing, monitoring, controlling and construction of various instruments used in industrial functions. This person is typically responsible for system efficiency as measured by the instruments they build or design. Instrumentation engineers are often in the leadership role and may assign jobs to drafters and other engineers on a lower level.

Read More...

Instrumentation Engineer Tasks

  • Inspects design projects to ensure conformance with test requirements and specifications.
  • Provide testability analysis and recommendation for project requirements.
  • Supervises and trains project staff as needed.
  • Develop test requirements, specifications and systems, validation plans, reports and test procedures.

Common Career Paths for Instrumentation Engineer


Add this chart to your site:   640px 640px    300px 300px

Electrical Engineer Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

Pay by Experience Level for Instrumentation Engineer

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

Pay Difference by Location

Related Job Salaries

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Experience Affects Instrumentation Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 38%

Experienced
up arrow 17%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$79,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Instrumentation Engineer Salaries



National Average
$79,000

Technical Specification
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 76 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
35%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
11%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 89% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 8%
ADVERTISEMENT