Automation Engineer Salary

An Automation Engineer earns an average salary of $72,731 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field. A skill in autodesk autocad is associated with high pay for this job.
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$54,439 - $100,412
$54K
$74K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,650
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50%
90%

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$17.28 - $51.53
$17
$29
$52
MEDIAN: $29.26
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$0$106K
Salary $54,439 - $100,412
Bonus $503 - $10,356
Profit Sharing $100.00 - $10,089
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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$51,771 - $106,210
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,058
Hourly Data $0$56
Hourly Rate $17.28 - $51.53
Overtime $24.63 - $56.11
Annual Data $0$106K
Bonus $503 - $10,356
Profit Sharing $100.00 - $10,089
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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$51,771 - $106,210
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 14 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 173

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 machinery. Most automation engineers handle workers' training in the use of manufacturing equipment. They must have current and advanced knowledge of different programming language syntax to deal with automated machinery issues.

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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.

Common Career Paths for Automation Engineer


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Automation Engineer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Automation Engineer

Pay by Experience Level for Automation Engineer

Pay by Experience for an Automation Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Automation Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $69,000 based on 704 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Automation Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 329 salaries. An experienced Automation Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 205 salaries. An Automation Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $93,000 based on 84 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $74,842

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Key Stats for Automation Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 158 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Automation Engineer Salaries

▲24%

▲20%

▲8%

National Average
$75,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Automation Engineer Salaries

autodesk autocad
▲10%

SQL
▲8%

▲8%


▲3%



National Average
$75,000

Test Automation
▼1%

Java
▼1%




▼5%

SolidWorks
▼5%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 158 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
no benefits
None: 8%