Average Controls Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Hourly Pay in Birmingham, Alabama

$31.00
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$2,000
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The average hourly pay for a Controls Engineer with Engineering Design skills in Birmingham, Alabama is $31.00.
25%
$20.64
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$31
75%
$36.54
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What Do Controls Engineers Do?

Controls Engineer Tasks
  • Plan and perform work requiring electronic and mechanical theories and principles, and writing specifications.
  • Manage the design and installation of electrical equipment including electrical power distribution systems, PLC's, instrumentation, variable speed AC and DC drives.
  • Design calculations and prepare equipment or material specifications for electrical and electronic based systems.
  • Work with the maintenance planner to schedule electrical projects.
  • Develop clear and concise operator instruction manuals.

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What Are Popular Skills for Controls Engineers?

Skills in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation, Human-Machine Interface (HMI) and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical and Controls.
Employees with Controls Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 190.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cincinnati, Ohio (10.7% more) and Auburn Hills, Michigan (4.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (45.0% less) and Grand Rapids, Michigan (12.9% less).