Average Controls Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Salary in St. Louis, Missouri

$80,596
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,948
Bonus
$7,000
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The average salary for a Controls Engineer with Engineering Design skills in St. Louis, Missouri is $80,596.
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$63k
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$81k
90%
$99k
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Salary
$63k - $99k
Bonus
$250 - $4k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $7k
Total Pay
$57k - $100k

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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 Electronic Troubleshooting, Autodesk AutoCAD, Human-Machine Interface (HMI), Controls 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 $78,560 based on 8 salaries. An experienced Controls Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,997 based on 7 salaries.
Employees with Controls Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 22.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Detroit, Michigan (11.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Grand Rapids, Michigan (6.6% less), Denver, Colorado (5.3% less) and Chicago, Illinois (4.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 15 survey responses.
Early Career
53.3%
Experienced
46.7%