Average Controls Engineer Salary

$77,819
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$60k
MEDIAN
$78k
90%
$106k

The average salary for a Controls Engineer is $77,819

Base Salary
$60k - $106k
Bonus
$996 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$998 - $10k
Commission
$5k - $18k
Total Pay
$57k - $109k
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What Do Controls Engineers Do?

Controls Engineer Tasks
  • Work with the maintenance planner to schedule electrical projects.
  • Develop clear and concise operator instruction manuals.
  • Design calculations and prepare equipment or material specifications for electrical and electronic based systems.
  • 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.
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Job Satisfaction for Controls Engineer

3.9 out of 5
(754)
Highly Satisfied
45Reviews
Based on 754 responses, the job of Controls Engineer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.93 out of 5. On average, Controls Engineers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
91.5%
Female
8.0%
Prefer to self-define
0.5%
This data is based on 2,080 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

90%

Dental

80%

Vision

69%

None

9%