Average Control Systems Engineer with Controls Skills Salary in Chicago, Illinois

$74,978
Avg. Salary
$4,981
Bonus
$4,125
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The average salary for a Control Systems Engineer with Controls skills in Chicago, Illinois is $74,978.
10%
$65k
MEDIAN
$75k
90%
$122k
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Salary
$65k - $122k
Bonus
$1k - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $4k
Total Pay
$66k - $131k

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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 in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation, Engineering Design, Human-Machine Interface (HMI) and Distributed Control Systems (DCS) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Systems Engineering.

Pay by Experience Level for Control Systems Engineer

An early career Control Systems Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $71,511 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Control Systems Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,980 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Control Systems Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 24.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (20.3% more) and Seattle, Washington (20.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Austin, Texas (6.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 12 survey responses.
Early Career
58.3%
Mid Career
41.7%