The average salary for an Automation Engineer in Ireland is €41,462.
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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 mac…Read more
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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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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