Late-Career Senior Automation Engineers can expect to earn a very comfortable salary, with average salaries (in the ballpark of $115K) surpassing six figures annually. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a little over a half. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Late-Career Senior Automation Engineers. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$77,964 - $139,094
$78K
$120K
$140K
MEDIAN: $115,392
10%
50%
90%

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$39.33 - $59.01
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MEDIAN: $50
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$77,964 - $139,094  
   
Bonus
$2,602 - $23,700  
Profit Sharing
$7,742  
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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$81,498 - $150,144  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 44
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$50.75  
   
Overtime
$39.68  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$2,602 - $23,700  
   
Profit Sharing
$7,742  
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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$81,498 - $150,144  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 6

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Key Stats for Senior Automation Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.
20 years or more
100%
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Skills That Affect Senior Automation Engineer Salaries

Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
up arrow 7%

Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
$120,000

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
up arrow 3%

Test Automation
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
vision benefits
Vision: 52%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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