Average Controls Engineer Salary in Minneapolis, Minnesota

$82,363
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,250
Bonus
$1,017
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The average salary for a Controls Engineer in Minneapolis, Minnesota is $82,363.
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$61k
MEDIAN
$82k
90%
$109k
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Salary
$61k - $109k
Bonus
$409 - $12k
Profit Sharing
$675 - $7k
Total Pay
$60k - $114k

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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 Controls and Electronic Troubleshooting are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Engineering Design, Human-Machine Interface (HMI) 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 $67,981 based on 5 salaries. An early career Controls Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,002 based on 36 salaries. A mid-career Controls Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,617 based on 19 salaries. An experienced Controls Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,754 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $110,000.
Employees with Controls Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 14.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Detroit, Michigan (0.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Grand Rapids, Michigan (18.9% less), Chicago, Illinois (8.4% less) and Cincinnati, Ohio (7.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 87 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.7%
Early Career
41.4%
Mid Career
21.8%
Experienced
16.1%
Late Career
14.9%