Average Controls Engineer Salary

$78,715
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$60k
MEDIAN
$79k
90%
$108k

The average salary for a Controls Engineer is $78,715

Base Salary
$60k - $108k
Bonus
$999 - $11k
Profit Sharing
$992 - $10k
Commission
$2k - $15k
Total Pay
$58k - $111k
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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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Job Satisfaction for Controls Engineer

3.9 out of 5
(733)
Highly Satisfied
48Reviews
Based on 733 responses, the job of Controls Engineer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.92 out of 5. On average, Controls Engineers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
91.6%
Female
7.7%
Prefer to self-define
0.6%
This data is based on 2,008 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

91%

Dental

81%

Vision

70%

None

9%