A Junior Automation Engineer earns an average salary of $48,396 per year. A skill in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation is associated with high pay for this job.

$38,143 - $66,657
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$38K
$48K
$67K
MEDIAN: $48,396
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$38,143 - $66,657  
   
Bonus
$1,500  
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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$37,019 - $71,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$20.00  
   
Overtime
$35.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
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).
)
$37,019 - $71,179  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 8
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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.

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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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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
23%
1-4 years
74%
5-9 years
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 22%
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