Robotics Engineer Salary

Robotics Engineers in the United States are largely men, earning an average of $81K annually. Total cash compensation to Robotics Engineers varies from $51K to $105K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $10K each. Geography is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career duration. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Robotics Engineers.

$52,667 - $105,816
(Median)
$53K
$81K
$110K
MEDIAN: $81,267
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$17.33 - $38.92
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$17
$26
$39
MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,667 - $105,816  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,881  
Profit Sharing
$727 - $9,996  
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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$50,716 - $105,438  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 153
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$17.33 - $38.92  
   
Overtime
$27.81 - $50.34  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,881  
   
Profit Sharing
$727 - $9,996  
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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$50,716 - $105,438  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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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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Popular Skills for Robotics Engineer


Robotics Engineers who responded to the survey indicated only a few skills that they use on the job. Those who have experience with C++, Robotics, and Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation. Experience with C++ is often linked with knowledge of Robotics.

Pay by Experience Level for Robotics Engineer

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


Workers with less than five years' experience earn around $79K on average, and those who have five to 10 years under their belts see a higher median salary of $91K. Robotics Engineers who work for 10 to 20 years in their occupation tend to earn about $73K. Robotics Engineers who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $94K.

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Experience Affects Robotics Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 16%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$81,000


Experienced
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Robotics Engineer Salaries

C++
up arrow 10%

Robotics
0%

National Average
$81,000

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
2 %
Male
98 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 60%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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