Junior Automation Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Junior Automation Engineer is $47,962 per year.

$36,317 - $68,797
MEDIAN: $47,961

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$30,783 - $70,447  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 32
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Job Description for Junior Automation Engineer

A junior automation engineer usually works in the manufacturing industry and helps to create machines that will automate production processes. The engineer will also modify technologies that already exist. The junior engineer will write and program logic that will ensure coordination between the automation and the code. The programs should be able to accurately measure items and to control the various components with ease.


Junior Automation Engineer Tasks

  • Develop automated test cases, scripts, and reports and evaluate their outcomes.
  • Document existing processes and steps, including gaps and problems.
  • Interpret, understand, and document manual test cases and their steps.

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Years of Experience

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1-4 years
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 13%