Average Automation Engineer Salary in Ireland

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The average salary for an Automation Engineer in Ireland is €41,462.
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€30k - €62k
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€30k - €69k

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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, SCADA and Distributed Control Systems (DCS) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Test Automation and Human-Machine Interface (HMI).

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 €30,970 based on 13 salaries. An early career Automation Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €37,514 based on 163 salaries. A mid-career Automation Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €50,564 based on 81 salaries. An experienced Automation Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €58,158 based on 49 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of €60,984.
Employees with Automation Engineer in their job title in Galway, Galway earn an average of 29.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cork, Cork (5.8% more) and Limerick, Limerick (2.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dundalk, Louth (39.7% less), Waterford, Waterford (14.1% less) and Letterkenny, Donegal (14.1% less).

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