Average Mid-Career Control Systems Engineer with Controls Skills Salary

$88,400
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,991
Bonus
$5,896
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Control Systems Engineer with Controls skills is $88,400.
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$69k
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$88k
90%
$113k
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Salary
$69k - $113k
Bonus
$999 - $12k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $15k
Total Pay
$65k - $120k

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Job Description for Control Systems Engineer

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.
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).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 629 survey responses.
Entry Level
13.5%
Early Career
50.2%
Experienced
20.0%
Late Career
16.2%