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Robotics Engineer Salary

Robotics Engineers in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $76K annually. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the greater part. Most Robotics Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$50,474 - $100,325
(Median)
$50K
$76K
$100K
MEDIAN: $75,668
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50%
90%

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$17.23 - $40.18
(Median)
$17
$28
$40
MEDIAN: $28.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,474 - $100,325  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,954  
Profit Sharing
$750 - $3,000  
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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$49,403 - $101,860  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 103
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.23 - $40.18  
   
Overtime
$28.78 - $60.20  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,954  
   
Profit Sharing
$750 - $3,000  
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).
)
$49,403 - $101,860  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 18
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Job Description for Robotics Engineer

Robotics engineers are specialized mechanical engineers who are responsible for designing and maintaining robots and their electronic systems. They are employed primarily in the manufacturing industry and work in office environments while developing designs and applications.

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Robotics Engineers who responded to the survey report just a handful of professional skills. Robotics and Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation.

Pay by Experience Level for Robotics Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


The average inexperienced worker's salary is approximately $75K, and people with five to 10 years of experience bring in more at around $86K on average. For Robotics Engineers, 10 to 20 years of experience on the job amounts to an average salary of $73K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $85K.

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Experience Affects Robotics Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

Late-Career
up arrow 11%

National Average
$76,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

Skills That Affect Robotics Engineer Salaries

National Average
$76,000

Robotics
up arrow 1%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
3 %
Male
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 7%
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