Average Controls Engineer Salary in Kansas City, Missouri

$65,419
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$3,000
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The average salary for a Controls Engineer in Kansas City, Missouri is $65,419.
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$52k
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$65k
90%
$87k
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$52k - $87k
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$997 - $29k
Total Pay
$49k - $104k

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

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 $63,544 based on 10 salaries. A mid-career Controls Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 12 salaries.
Employees with Controls Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 44.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Detroit, Michigan (26.8% more) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (25.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 22 survey responses.
Early Career
45.5%
Mid Career
54.5%