Experienced Senior Automation Engineer Salary

Wages for Experienced Senior Automation Engineers are generous, with average pay above six figures ($101K) per year. Almost all receive medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision plans. Most Experienced Senior Automation Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$72,311 - $127,351
$72K
$100K
$130K
MEDIAN: $100,756
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90%

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$37.15 - $60.17
$57
MEDIAN: $57.32
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$72,311 - $127,351  
   
Bonus
$2,384 - $14,296  
Profit Sharing
$6,000  
Total Pay (?
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$73,329 - $133,172  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 103
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$57.32  
   
Overtime
$40.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$2,384 - $14,296  
   
Profit Sharing
$6,000  
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).
)
$73,329 - $133,172  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $105,686

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Home to some of the best pay for Experienced Senior Automation Engineers, New York offers exceptional salaries, 8 percent above the national average. Experienced Senior Automation Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Boston (+6 percent) and Austin (+4 percent).

Key Stats for Senior Automation Engineer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
10-19 years
82%
20 years or more
18%
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Skills That Affect Senior Automation Engineer Salaries

Junit
▲10%

Java
▲8%

Selenium Automated Test Tool
▲7%

Test Automation
▲1%

National Average
$106,000

Distributed Control Systems (DCS)
▼3%

Project Management
▼6%

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation
▼10%

Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 90%
vision benefits
Vision: 74%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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