Average Controls Engineer Salary in Birmingham, Alabama

$75,354
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$3,000
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The average salary for a Controls Engineer in Birmingham, Alabama is $75,354.
10%
$58k
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$75k
90%
$82k
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$58k - $82k
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$0 - $10k
Total Pay
$58k - $90k

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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 in Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation, Human-Machine Interface (HMI), Controls, Electronic Troubleshooting and Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $74,797 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Controls Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,863 based on 8 salaries.
Employees with Controls Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 25.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Detroit, Michigan (10.1% more) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (9.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Grand Rapids, Michigan (11.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 25 survey responses.
Early Career
68.0%
Mid Career
32.0%