Average Controls Engineer Salary in Houston, Texas

$102,354
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$71k
MEDIAN
$102k
90%
$142k

The average salary for a Controls Engineer is $102,354

Base Salary
$71k - $142k
Bonus
$2k - $31k
Profit Sharing
$4k - $18k
Total Pay
$64k - $161k
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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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FAQs About Controls Engineers

What is the highest pay for Controls Engineers in Houston?

Our data indicates that the highest pay for a Controls Engineer in Houston is $142k / year

What is the lowest pay for Controls Engineers in Houston?

Our data indicates that the lowest pay for a Controls Engineer in Houston is $71k / year

How can Controls Engineers increase their salary?

Increasing your pay as a Controls Engineer is possible in different ways. Change of employer: Consider a career move to a new employer that is willing to pay higher for your skills. Level of Education: Gaining advanced degrees may allow this role to increase their income potential and qualify for promotions. Managing Experience: If you are a Controls Engineer that oversees more junior Controls Engineers, this experience can increase the likelihood to earn more.