Average Controls Engineer with Controls Skills Salary in Kansas City, Missouri

$65,735
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$2,500
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The average salary for a Controls Engineer with Controls skills in Kansas City, Missouri is $65,735.
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What Do Controls Engineers Do?

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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What Are Popular Skills for Controls Engineers?

Skills in Engineering Design, Human-Machine Interface (HMI) and Distributed Control Systems (DCS) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Troubleshooting and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Controls Engineers?

An early career Controls Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $64,164 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Controls Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $82,381 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Controls Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 53.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (26.3% more) and Detroit, Michigan (23.3% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 11 survey responses.
Early Career
54.5%
Mid Career
45.5%