Principal Automation Engineer Salary (United States)

A Principal Automation Engineer earns an average salary of $104,118 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Principal Automation Engineer Total Pay (?
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$87,941 - $128,897
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MEDIAN: $104,118
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$87,941 - $128,897  
   
Bonus
$2,056 - $19,832  
Profit Sharing
$2,000 - $10,000  
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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$92,004 - $140,035  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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Experience Affects Principal Automation Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$111,000

Skills That Affect Principal Automation Engineer Salaries

Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
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National Average
$111,000
Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
7%
female alumni
 
Male
93%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
1%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
37%
20 years or more
46%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 98% dental benefits Dental: 96%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None:
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