Average Controls Engineer Salary in Grand Rapids, Michigan

$66,785
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,928
Bonus
$2,035
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Controls Engineer in Grand Rapids, Michigan is $66,785.
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$55k
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$67k
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$90k
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Salary
$55k - $90k
Bonus
$490 - $6k
Profit Sharing
$1000 - $4k
Total Pay
$54k - $97k

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

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 $64,540 based on 45 salaries. A mid-career Controls Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,944 based on 20 salaries. An experienced Controls Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,306 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $93,750.
Employees with Controls Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 38.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Minneapolis, Minnesota (23.3% more) and Detroit, Michigan (22.9% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 78 survey responses.
Early Career
57.7%
Mid Career
25.6%
Experienced
11.5%
Late Career
5.1%