A Principal Automation Engineer earns an average salary of $119,262 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.

$91,009 - $138,836
$91K
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MEDIAN: $119,262
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Salary
$91,009 - $138,836  
   
Bonus
$4,894 - $19,574  
Profit Sharing
$6,160  
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$94,758 - $152,954  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 33

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
052
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
26%
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Experience Affects Principal Automation Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$128,000

Experienced
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Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Principal Automation Engineer Salaries

Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
0%

National Average
$128,000

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
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Job Satisfaction

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

Years of Experience

5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
53%
20 years or more
26%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 4%
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