Average Late-Career Controls Engineer with Electronic Troubleshooting Skills Salary

$88,140
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,880
Bonus
$4,000
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The average salary for a Late-Career Controls Engineer with Electronic Troubleshooting skills is $88,140.
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$69k
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$88k
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$115k
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Salary
$69k - $115k
Bonus
$203 - $17k
Profit Sharing
$2k - $7k
Total Pay
$67k - $118k

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

Pay by Experience Level for Controls Engineer

An entry-level Controls Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $60,620 based on 55 salaries. An early career Controls Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $67,555 based on 401 salaries. A mid-career Controls Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,929 based on 179 salaries. An experienced Controls Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $85,400 based on 161 salaries.

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Years of Experience

This data is based on 796 survey responses.
Entry Level
6.9%
Early Career
50.4%
Mid Career
22.5%
Experienced
20.2%