Average Late-Career Controls Engineer with Project Management Skills Salary

$97,183
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,900
Bonus
$3,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Late-Career Controls Engineer with Project Management skills is $97,183.
10%
$77k
MEDIAN
$97k
90%
$118k
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Salary
$77k - $118k
Bonus
$2k - $15k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $10k
Total Pay
$78k - $132k

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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, Engineering Design, Human-Machine Interface (HMI), Controls and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation.

Pay by Experience Level for Controls Engineer

An entry-level Controls Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $62,627 based on 8 salaries. An early career Controls Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $71,451 based on 120 salaries. A mid-career Controls Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,227 based on 104 salaries. An experienced Controls Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,744 based on 85 salaries.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 317 survey responses.
Entry Level
2.5%
Early Career
37.9%
Mid Career
32.8%
Experienced
26.8%