Instrumentation Engineer Salary with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills

An Instrumentation Engineer with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills earns an average salary of $85,655 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$55,481 - $120,486
(Median)
$55K
$86K
$120K
MEDIAN: $85,654
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$29.59 - $67.54
(Median)
$30
$41
$68
MEDIAN: $41.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,481 - $120,486  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,230  
Profit Sharing
$2,916 - $4,112  
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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$60,760 - $124,706  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 49
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$29.59 - $67.54  
   
Overtime
$40.30 - $62.50  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $12,230  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,916 - $4,112  
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).
)
$60,760 - $124,706  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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Experience Affects Instrumentation Engineer with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 40%

National Average
$89,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Entry-Level
up arrow 7%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
24%
5-9 years
42%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 4%
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