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Principal Automation Engineer Salary

A Principal Automation Engineer earns an average salary of $105,539 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$87,911 - $133,612
(Median)
$88K
$110K
$130K
MEDIAN: $105,539
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$87,911 - $133,612  
   
Bonus
$2,926 - $15,127  
Profit Sharing
$5,000 - $12,200  
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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$92,929 - $151,470  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 68

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Experience Affects Principal Automation Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$114,000

Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Principal Automation Engineer Salaries

Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
0%

National Average
$114,000

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
41%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 93%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 2%
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