Average Experienced Controls Engineer Salary in St. Louis, Missouri

$88,630
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$2,250
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The average salary for an Experienced Controls Engineer in St. Louis, Missouri is $88,630.
25%
$76k
MEDIAN
$89k
75%
$98k
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$76k - $98k
Bonus
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$62k - $163k

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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, Autodesk AutoCAD, Controls, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation and Engineering Design.

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 $71,159 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Controls Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,511 based on 16 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $104,000.
Employees with Controls Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 20.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Detroit, Michigan (5.2% more) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (1.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Holland, Michigan (7.5% less), Charlotte, North Carolina (7.5% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (3.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 39 survey responses.
Early Career
48.7%
Mid Career
41.0%
Late Career
10.3%