Average Controls Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Salary in Grand Rapids, Michigan

$76,000
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$3,034
Bonus
$1,017
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The average salary for a Controls Engineer with Engineering Design skills in Grand Rapids, Michigan is $76,000.
10%
$54k
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$76k
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$99k
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$54k - $99k
Bonus
$2k - $6k
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$0 - $1k
Total Pay
$56k - $105k
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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, Robotics, Controls, 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 $66,704 based on 11 salaries. A mid-career Controls Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,875 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Controls Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 30.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Detroit, Michigan (11.9% more) and Cincinnati, Ohio (6.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (1.4% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (0.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 16 survey responses.
Early Career
68.8%
Mid Career
31.3%