Average Controls Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$75,337
Avg. Salary
$4,069
Bonus
$1,500
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The average salary for a Controls Engineer with Engineering Design skills in Atlanta, Georgia is $75,337.
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$46k
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$75k
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$92k
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$46k - $92k
Bonus
$2k - $6k
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$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$47k - $94k
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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, Human-Machine Interface (HMI) and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD 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 $70,627 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Controls Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,015 based on 5 salaries. An experienced Controls Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,000 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Controls Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 30.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Detroit, Michigan (19.1% more) and St. Louis, Missouri (7.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Grand Rapids, Michigan (0.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 17 survey responses.
Early Career
41.2%
Mid Career
29.4%
Experienced
29.4%