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Robotics Engineer Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Robotics Engineers in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $77K annually nationwide. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Robotics Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction.

$50,177 - $100,685
(Median)
$50K
$77K
$100K
MEDIAN: $76,702
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50%
90%

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$18.49 - $40.25
(Median)
$18
$29
$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
$50,177 - $100,685  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,217  
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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$49,547 - $101,968  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 97
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$18.49 - $40.25  
   
Overtime
$27.81 - $61.28  
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 - $10,217  
   
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).
)
$49,547 - $101,968  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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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 typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. 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.


Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $75K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $88K. Robotics Engineers with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $78K. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $85K.

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Experience Affects Robotics Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$78,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Robotics Engineer Salaries

National Average
$78,000

Robotics
up arrow 1%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 15%

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
10%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 8%
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