Average Controls Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Salary in Houston, Texas

$98,946
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$10,000
Bonus
$18,000
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The average salary for a Controls Engineer with Engineering Design skills in Houston, Texas is $98,946.
10%
$51k
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$99k
90%
$149k
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$51k - $149k
Bonus
$1k - $31k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $18k
Total Pay
$56k - $200k
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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 are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Troubleshooting, Distributed Control Systems (DCS), 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 $77,949 based on 7 salaries. A mid-career Controls Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,763 based on 7 salaries. An experienced Controls Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $105,508 based on 5 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $120,331.
Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (24.3% less), Atlanta, Georgia (23.9% less) and Grand Rapids, Michigan (23.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 28 survey responses.
Early Career
25.0%
Mid Career
25.0%
Experienced
17.9%
Late Career
32.1%