An Automation Engineer earns an average salary of AU$82,131 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

AU$60,320 - AU$122,577
AU$60K
AU$82K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$81,995
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50%
90%
AU$25.17 - AU$102
AU$25
AU$36
AU$100
MEDIAN: AU$35.57
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50%
90%
AU$0AU$125K
Salary AU$60,320 - AU$122,577
Bonus AU$1,250 - AU$14,483
Profit Sharing AU$7,500
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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AU$59,539 - AU$125,003
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 99
Hourly Data AU$0AU$102
Hourly Rate AU$25.17 - AU$102
Overtime AU$25.34 - AU$70.71
Annual Data AU$0AU$125K
Bonus AU$1,250 - AU$14,483
Profit Sharing AU$7,500
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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AU$59,539 - AU$125,003
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 16

Job Description for Automation Engineer

Automation engineers are in charge of creating an effective production workflow in their organization. They implement complex electrical and mechanical installation support to ensure efficient equipment output and strict compliance with safety regulations. In addition, they handle daily technical support requests for improving special machinery functioning. As they are also responsible of planning and executing company initiatives, they should know the assembly process for different industry machinery. Most automation engineers handle workers' training in the use of manufacturing equipment. They must have current and advanced knowledge of different programming language syntax to deal with automated machinery issues.

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Automation Engineer Tasks

  • Develop, deploy, and manage automation at production facilities.
  • Resolve supply chain, software, and warranty issues.
  • Manage operational activities and partnerships to ensure secure supply chain.

Automation Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$83,595

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Key Stats for Automation Engineer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Automation Engineer Salaries

▲23%

▲3%

National Average
AU$84,000

▼16%

Skills That Affect Automation Engineer Salaries

▲5%

National Average
AU$84,000


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 10%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 90%