An Instrumentation Engineer earns an average salary of C$73,434 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job.

C$54,802 - C$124,392
C$55K
C$75K
C$120K
MEDIAN: C$75,360
10%
50%
90%
C$24.50 - C$67.50
C$25
C$35
C$67
MEDIAN: C$35.25
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$128K
Salary C$54,802 - C$124,392
Bonus C$0.00 - C$35,235
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$60,820
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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C$56,872 - C$128,555
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 99
Hourly Data C$0C$117
Hourly Rate C$24.50 - C$67.50
Overtime C$29.81 - C$117
Annual Data C$0C$128K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$35,235
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$60,820
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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C$56,872 - C$128,555
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 24

Job Description for Instrumentation Engineer

Instrumentation engineers are responsible for tasks relating to the creation and upkeep of instrumentation, usually in a factory or plant environment. This instrumentation helps to monitor and regulate processes so they work efficiently and accurately, and these engineers may also set up instrumentation to function for particular tasks; this is done by creating specifications and configuring the instrumentation so that it operates as necessary.

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Instrumentation Engineer Tasks

  • Supervises and trains project staff as needed.
  • Develop test requirements, specifications and systems, validation plans, reports and test procedures.
  • Inspects design projects to ensure conformance with test requirements and specifications.
  • Provide testability analysis and recommendation for project requirements.

Instrumentation Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Instrumentation Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Instrumentation Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Instrumentation Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$65,000 based on 22 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Instrumentation Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$75,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Instrumentation Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$106,000 based on 13 salaries. An Instrumentation Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$125,000 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$76,330

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

Instrumentation Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Instrumentation Engineer?

Instrumentation Engineer in Calgary:
"Diverse experience and skill set development."
Pros: You learn a lot about mechanical, electrical, and process design considerations and techniques. There are a lot of times when you have to be able to adapt outside of your comfort zone to solve problems you may not have had classes or experience in. The learning curve is steep but worthwhile.
Cons: Amount of work is very dynamic. Some days are busiest ever, some are much more laid back and you have free time to research and work on smaller projects.

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Key Stats for Instrumentation Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
15%

Experience Affects Instrumentation Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲64%

Experienced
▲39%

National Average
C$76,000

Mid-Career
▼2%

Entry-Level
▼15%

Skills That Affect Instrumentation Engineer Salaries

Instrument Control
▲1%

National Average
C$76,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 83%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 15%