Average Automation Engineer Salary in Germany

€49,505
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
€2,800
Bonus
€800
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The average salary for an Automation Engineer in Germany is €49,505.
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€39k
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€50k
90%
€65k
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€39k - €65k
Bonus
€507 - €9k
Profit Sharing
€0 - €800
Total Pay
€39k - €67k
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Job Description for Automation Engineer

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.

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Popular Skills for Automation Engineer

Skills in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation, Human-Machine Interface (HMI) and SCADA are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Automation Scripting and Test Automation.

Pay by Experience Level for Automation Engineer

An entry-level Automation Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of €45,000 based on 14 salaries. An early career Automation Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €48,565 based on 51 salaries. A mid-career Automation Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €50,091 based on 43 salaries. An experienced Automation Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €54,953 based on 17 salaries.
Employees with Automation Engineer in their job title in Munich, Bavaria (Bayern) earn an average of 37.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Frankfurt am Main, Hessen (21.2% more) and Stuttgart, Baden-Wuerttemberg (2.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Berlin, Berlin (3.3% less) and Karlsruhe, Baden-Wuerttemberg (1.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 125 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.2%
Early Career
40.8%
Mid Career
34.4%
Experienced
13.6%