Robotics Engineer Salary

Men account for the majority of Robotics Engineers in the United States. The overall average income for this group is approximately $81K per year. Total cash compensation for Robotics Engineers runs from $51K to $120K depending on bonuses that can occasionally exceed $15K and profit sharing that can reach almost $10K. Residence and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. For the most part, Robotics Engineers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and more than half earn dental coverage. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$54,174 - $119,058
$54K
$81K
$120K
MEDIAN: $81,048
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50%
90%

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$15.46 - $38.79
$15
$25
$39
MEDIAN: $25.35
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$54,174 - $119,058  
   
Bonus
$97.87 - $14,899  
Profit Sharing
$760 - $10,186  
Total Pay (?
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$50,519 - $119,957  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 204
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.46 - $38.79  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.25  
Overtime
$24.66 - $56.26  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$97.87 - $14,899  
   
Profit Sharing
$760 - $10,186  
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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$50,519 - $119,957  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 52

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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 Engineer Tasks

  • Use knowledge of engineering and technology to research and design the processes needed to operate robots/robotic systems efficiently and reliably.
  • Determine expenses and design calculations related to robot construction.
  • Assist and supervise other engineers/technicians in the building, configuration, and troubleshooting of robots/robotic systems.

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Popular Skills for Robotics Engineer


Survey participants wield an impressively varied skill set on the job. Most notably, facility with Matlab, Algorithm Development, and Object Oriented Programming (OOP) are correlated to pay that is significantly above average, leading to increases of 41 percent, 22 percent, and 10 percent, respectively. Those listing Machine Programming, Manufacturing as a skill should be prepared for drastically lower pay. Engineering Design and Programmable Logic Controllers / Automation also typically command lower compensation. Employees educated in C++ Programming Language 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.


Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience make $78K, but folks with five to 10 years under their belts enjoy an appreciably larger median of $94K. After working for 10 to 20 years, Robotics Engineers make a median salary of $88K. Average wages for folks with more than 20 years of experience come out to around $99K.

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Key Stats for Robotics Engineer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.
Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%
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Experience Affects Robotics Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲22%

▲15%

Experienced
▲8%

National Average
$81,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Robotics Engineer Salaries

Matlab
▲41%

Algorithm Development
▲22%

Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
▲10%

C++ Programming Language
▲9%

C++
▲9%

Python
▲8%

Machine Learning
▲7%

National Average
$81,000

▼2%


Engineering Design
▼24%

Machine Programming, Manufacturing
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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