Robotics Engineer Salary

Men represent the vast majority of Robotics Engineers in the United States. People in this role can earn an average of $76K annually nationwide. Nearly all enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to over one-half. The majority of Robotics Engineers claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$50,091 - $100,482
(Median)
$50K
$76K
$100K
MEDIAN: $76,461
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$23.61 - $40.41
(Median)
$24
$30
$40
MEDIAN: $29.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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Salary
$50,091 - $100,482  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,544  
Profit Sharing
$972 - $3,052  
Total Pay (?
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$50,381 - $101,907  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 90
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$23.61 - $40.41  
   
Overtime
$29.59 - $61.53  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $14,544  
   
Profit Sharing
$972 - $3,052  
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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$50,381 - $101,907  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 15

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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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Survey takers who work as Robotics Engineers usually report a few specific skills. Robotics and Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation are considered valuable skills and can increase employee pay. Skills that pay less than market rate 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.


Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $75K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $88K on average — a distinctly larger sum. After working for 10 to 20 years, Robotics Engineers make a median salary of $78K. Robotics Engineers who have spent more than 20 years on the job report earning a significantly higher median of $70K.

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Experience Affects Robotics Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

Experienced
0%

National Average
$78,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 4%

Late-Career
up arrow 10%

Skills That Affect Robotics Engineer Salaries

National Average
$78,000

Robotics
up arrow 1%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 16%

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
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 54% employee benefits None: 5%