Average Controls Engineer Salary at General Electric (GE) Aviation

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The average salary for a Controls Engineer at General Electric (GE) Aviation is $93,182.
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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.
The top respondents for the job title Controls Engineer are from the companies General Motors Corporation, Barry-Wehmiller Design Group, Inc. and Dematic Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Tesla Motors where the average pay is $97,530. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Ford Motor Company and General Motors Corporation, earning around $90,187 and $87,345, respectively. Dematic Corporation pays the lowest at around $65,712. Barry-Wehmiller Design Group, Inc. and General Electric Co (GE) also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $71,892 and $76,087, respectively.

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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 C Programming Language and Matlab.

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 $81,389 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Controls Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $94,966 based on 6 salaries.

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