Robotics Engineer Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Robotics Engineers in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $81K per year nationwide. Total cash compensation to Robotics Engineers ranges from $51K on the lower end to $105K on the higher end; the final number includes potential for approximately $10K each from bonuses and profit sharing in exceptional cases. Location and experience level each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Robotics Engineers. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$52,667 - $105,816
(Median)
$53K
$81K
$110K
MEDIAN: $81,267
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$17.33 - $38.92
(Median)
$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 (?
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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 report a focused set of job skills. Those who have experience with C++, Robotics, and Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that pay less than market rate include Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation. Employees educated in C++ are typically practiced in Robotics, too.

Pay by Experience Level for Robotics Engineer

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


The average inexperienced worker earns $79K, and someone who has worked for five to 10 years can expect a bigger median salary of $91K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Robotics Engineers make a median salary of $73K. Big financial gains seem to result from working for more than two decades; veterans in this group report earning $94K on average.

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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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