Average Late-Career Controls Engineer Hourly Pay in Detroit, Michigan

$40.32
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$5,087
Bonus
$2,948
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The average hourly pay for a Late-Career Controls Engineer in Detroit, Michigan is $40.32.
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$30.91
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$40.32
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$49.16
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Hourly Rate
$31 - $49
Bonus
$1,014 - $10,101
Profit Sharing
$1,500 - $5,000
Total Pay
$75,015 - $136,583

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Job Description for Controls Engineer

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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Popular Skills for Controls Engineer

Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical, Engineering Design, Controls, Human-Machine Interface (HMI) and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation.

Pay by Experience Level for Controls Engineer

An early career Controls Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $27.82 based on 55 salaries. A mid-career Controls Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $35.40 based on 23 salaries. An experienced Controls Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $38.97 based on 19 salaries.
Employees with Controls Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 70.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Rochester, New York (11.6% more) and Cincinnati, Ohio (1.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (44.0% less), South Bend, Indiana (19.0% less) and Indianapolis, Indiana (2.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 97 survey responses.
Early Career
56.7%
Mid Career
23.7%
Experienced
19.6%