$84,294
Avg. Salary
$37.97
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation for this job:

Bonus

$5,048

Profit Sharing

$4,958

The average pay for a Control Systems Engineer with Distributed Control Systems (DCS) skills is $37.97 per hour.

The average pay for a Control Systems Engineer with Distributed Control Systems (DCS) skills is $84,294 per year.

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$0$137K
Salary $63,367 - $126,101
Bonus $309 - $16,380
Profit Sharing $991 - $15,168
Total Pay (?
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$62,866 - $137,165
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 424
Hourly Data $0$78
Hourly Rate $20.88 - $76.66
Overtime $27.19 - $78.46
Annual Data $0$137K
Bonus $309 - $16,380
Profit Sharing $991 - $15,168
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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$62,866 - $137,165
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Nov 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 58

Job Description for Control Systems Engineer

Control system engineers are responsible for a number of tasks such as designing and analyzing control systems, verifying and implementing code, fixing malfunctions, explaining and providing information, and analyzing and researching designs.

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Control Systems Engineer Tasks

  • Perform overall systems design and engineering tasks.
  • Plan and conduct independent work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria.
  • Participate in reviewing and checking designs, drawings and data by other engineers or by suppliers.
  • Monitor project controls within discipline.
  • Test, maintain and monitor control systems design criteria.

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Pay by Experience Level for Control Systems Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Control Systems Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Control Systems Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $71,000 based on 95 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Control Systems Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 79 salaries. An experienced Control Systems Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $98,000 based on 68 salaries. A Control Systems Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $123,000 based on 48 salaries.

Control Systems Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Control Systems Engineer in Albany:
"Responsibility."
A controls engineer has a tremendous amount of respossibility and is often the go to person for any part of an ongoing project. He is also quite frequently the last person on the job to finish the project. Being envoled on the tail end of projects can put a lot of pressure to move a product to its final stage and ultimatelly to the customer. My advice is to tackle these projects one piece at a time and never give up. And be prepare to travel.

Control Systems Engineer in Houston:
"Be passionate."
Always continue to learn and show passion in solving problems.

Key Stats for Control Systems Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 95 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects Control Systems Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲41%

Experienced
▲12%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$87,000

Entry-Level
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 95 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
30%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
22%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 7%