Average Control Systems Engineer with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation Skills Salary in Houston, Texas

$90,581
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,435
Bonus
$2,035
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The average salary for a Control Systems Engineer with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills in Houston, Texas is $90,581.
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$68k
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$91k
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$139k
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$68k - $139k
Bonus
$2k - $22k
Profit Sharing
$500 - $11k
Total Pay
$70k - $153k

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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 Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Engineering Design and Systems Engineering are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Human-Machine Interface (HMI) and Controls.

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 $75,115 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Control Systems Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,589 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Control Systems Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $116,869 based on 15 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $133,131.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Cleveland, Ohio (20.8% less), St. Louis, Missouri (20.0% less) and New York, New York (16.8% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 67 survey responses.
Early Career
28.4%
Mid Career
28.4%
Experienced
22.4%
Late Career
20.9%