Average Automation Engineer with Test Automation Skills Salary

$73,939
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,273
Bonus
$3,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Automation Engineer with Test Automation skills is $73,939.
10%
$54k
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$74k
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$103k
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$54k - $103k
Bonus
$514 - $11k
Profit Sharing
$511 - $12k
Total Pay
$53k - $112k
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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), Engineering Design, Automation Scripting and SCADA are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $61,974 based on 24 salaries. An early career Automation Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,548 based on 304 salaries. A mid-career Automation Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,454 based on 147 salaries. An experienced Automation Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,404 based on 79 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $86,503.
Employees with Automation Engineer in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 23.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (15.0% more) and Dallas, Texas (1.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (18.9% less), Minneapolis, Minnesota (10.7% less) and Houston, Texas (6.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 580 survey responses.
Entry Level
4.1%
Early Career
52.4%
Mid Career
25.3%
Experienced
13.6%
Late Career
4.5%