Average Controls Engineer with Distributed Control Systems (DCS) Skills Salary in Grand Rapids, Michigan

$65,000
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$2,075
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The average salary for a Controls Engineer with Distributed Control Systems (DCS) skills in Grand Rapids, Michigan is $65,000.
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$59k
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$65k
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$82k
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$59k - $82k
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$60k - $83k
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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 Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation, Controls, Engineering Design and Robotics are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Human-Machine Interface (HMI).
Employees with Controls Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 47.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Charlotte, North Carolina (38.5% more) and Alpharetta, Georgia (31.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (0.8% less).

Years of Experience

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Early Career
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