The average pay for a Process Automation Engineer is $77,954 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job does not change much by experience, with the most experienced earning only a bit more than the least.

$56,984 - $93,701
$57K
$78K
$94K
MEDIAN: $77,954
10%
50%
90%

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$23.00 - $39.00
$27
MEDIAN: $27.31
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$56,984 - $93,701  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,946  
Profit Sharing
$2,450  
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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$55,332 - $97,890  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$27.31  
   
Overtime
$34.25  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $7,946  
   
Profit Sharing
$2,450  
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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$55,332 - $97,890  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Process Automation Engineer

Processing automation engineers are generally involved in the design process for machinery which enables a task to be automated, such as in manufacturing. They may also develop the software which operates this machinery.

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Process Automation Engineer Tasks

  • Create and program automation processes to optimize goal setting, estimation, scheduling, option identification, etc.
  • Document processes and outcomes.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to determine initial criteria as well as options for potential project shifts.
  • Identify scope and impact chain to develop implementation plans.

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Key Stats for Process Automation Engineer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
052
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Process Automation Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 8%

Experienced
up arrow 7%

National Average
$79,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 93%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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