The average salary for a Mid-Career Control Systems Engineer with Controls skills is $88,400.
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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. This job can take place either indoors or outdoors depending on the company. Many companies that deal with technology, such as vehicles and computers, may hae control system engineers. Control system engineers typically work with engineers and coworkers, …Read more
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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Popular Skills for Control Systems Engineer
Skills that pay less than market rate include Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Systems Engineering, Engineering Design, Human-Machine Interface (HMI) and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation.
Pay by Experience Level for Control Systems Engineer
An entry-level Control Systems Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $68,676 based on 85 salaries. An early career Control Systems Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,641 based on 316 salaries. An experienced Control Systems Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $96,902 based on 126 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $104,562.
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Employees with Control Systems Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 16.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (9.2% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (4.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (10.7% less), Denver, Colorado (9.5% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (5.0% less).
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