Average Mid-Career Controls Engineer Salary in Seattle, Washington

$94,000
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$8,000
Bonus
$3,000
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Controls Engineer in Seattle, Washington is $94,000.
25%
$84k
MEDIAN
$94k
75%
$102k
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Salary
$84k - $102k
Bonus
$6k - $10k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $3k
Total Pay
$63k - $143k

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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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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 $64,949 based on 7 salaries. An early career Controls Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,027 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Controls Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $102,500 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Columbus, Ohio (29.6% less), Grand Rapids, Michigan (24.5% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (16.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 37 survey responses.
Entry Level
18.9%
Early Career
67.6%
Experienced
13.5%