$73,763
Avg. Salary
$30.49
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,988

Bonus

$2,965

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for an Automation Engineer is $30.49 per hour.

The average pay for an Automation Engineer is $73,763 per year.

$18.69
10%
$30.49
50%
$50.19
90%
MEDIAN $30.49
$54k
10%
$74k
50%
$101k
90%
MEDIAN $73,763
$53,982 - $100,861
$54K
$74K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,763
10%
50%
90%

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$18.69 - $50.19
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$0$105K
Salary $53,982 - $100,861
Bonus $515 - $10,184
Profit Sharing $493 - $10,324
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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$52,698 - $105,692
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,959
Hourly Data $0$58
Hourly Rate $18.69 - $50.19
Overtime $25.77 - $58.80
Annual Data $0$105K
Bonus $515 - $10,184
Profit Sharing $493 - $10,324
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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$52,698 - $105,692
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 327

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.

Automation Engineer Pay By Employer

$0$98K

$88,437

$71,875

Genentech, Inc.
4 profiles
$87,429

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: $74,799

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Automation Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Automation Engineer?

Automation Engineer in Minneapolis:
"Testing Differeent Variables."
Pros: The People
Cons: The Cold

Automation Engineer in Minneapolis:
"Working in Minneapolis."
Pros: Summer, The People
Cons: The Cold, The Salt

Automation Engineer in Ramsey:
"Mediocre and somewhat satisfying."
Pros: Variety of places to eat
Cons: Friday traffic

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Key Stats for Automation Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 303 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
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

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 303 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
45%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 9%