Average Automation Engineer Salary in United Kingdom

£34,830
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
£2,035
Bonus
£2,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Automation Engineer in United Kingdom is £34,830.
10%
£25k
MEDIAN
£35k
90%
£49k
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Salary
£25k - £49k
Bonus
£490 - £5k
Profit Sharing
£1k - £4k
Total Pay
£25k - £54k

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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 Robotics 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 £25,204 based on 10 salaries. An early career Automation Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £31,367 based on 81 salaries. A mid-career Automation Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £38,011 based on 62 salaries. An experienced Automation Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £43,208 based on 33 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £45,643.
Employees with Automation Engineer in their job title in Bristol, England: Bristol earn an average of 11.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Birmingham, England: Birmingham (10.5% more) and London, England: London (3.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Peterborough, England: Cambridgeshire (28.4% less) and Belfast, Northern Ireland: Belfast (13.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 202 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.0%
Early Career
40.1%
Mid Career
30.7%
Experienced
16.3%
Late Career
7.9%

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