Automation Engineer with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation Skills Salary (Australia)

The average pay for an Automation Engineer with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills is AU$79,418 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

AU$62,318 - AU$112,500
AU$62K
AU$79K
AU$110K
MEDIAN: AU$79,483
10%
50%
90%
AU$29.16 - AU$35.61
AU$32
MEDIAN: AU$32.00
50%
AU$0AU$118K
Salary AU$62,318 - AU$112,500
Bonus AU$2,013 - AU$19,866
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$61,839 - AU$118,331
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 44
Hourly Data AU$0AU$65
Hourly Rate AU$32.00
Overtime AU$50.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$118K
Bonus AU$2,013 - AU$19,866
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$61,839 - AU$118,331
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 6

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$80,740

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Automation Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Experience Affects Automation Engineer Salaries

▲22%

▲3%

National Average
AU$81,000

▼15%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 9%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 91%