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

The average salary for an Instrumentation Engineer with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills is $78,898 per year. Experience does not have a big impact on this job’s salary.

$58,007 - $113,138
$58K
$79K
$110K
MEDIAN: $78,898
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$20.43 - $73.40
$20
$37
$73
MEDIAN: $36.87
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$58,007 - $113,138  
   
Bonus
$100.00 - $16,713  
Profit Sharing
$3,052  
Total Pay (?
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$51,498 - $116,624  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 47
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.43 - $73.40  
   
Overtime
$55.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$100.00 - $16,713  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,052  
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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$51,498 - $116,624  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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Pay by Experience Level for Instrumentation Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Instrumentation Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Instrumentation Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $79,000 based on 29 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Instrumentation Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $82,000 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Instrumentation Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 14 salaries. An Instrumentation Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $87,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Instrumentation Engineer

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Instrumentation Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲7%

Experienced
▲2%

Mid-Career
▼0%

National Average
$81,000

Entry-Level
▼3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 76%
no benefits
None: 4%