Average Controls Engineer with Engineering Design Skills Salary in Denver, Colorado

$76,284
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$7,000
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The average salary for a Controls Engineer with Engineering Design skills in Denver, Colorado is $76,284.
10%
$55k
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$76k
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$125k
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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, Controls, Human-Machine Interface (HMI), Distributed Control Systems (DCS) and SCADA 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 $72,863 based on 5 salaries. A mid-career Controls Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,835 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Controls Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,000 based on 5 salaries.
Employees with Controls Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 28.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Detroit, Michigan (11.5% more) and Cincinnati, Ohio (5.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Atlanta, Georgia (1.2% less) and Grand Rapids, Michigan (0.4% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 16 survey responses.
Early Career
31.3%
Mid Career
37.5%
Experienced
31.3%