Average Controls Engineer with Controls Skills Salary in St. Louis, Missouri

$75,000
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,399
Bonus
$5,087
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The average salary for a Controls Engineer with Controls skills in St. Louis, Missouri is $75,000.
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$62k
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$75k
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$101k
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$62k - $101k
Bonus
$0 - $5k
Profit Sharing
$3k - $10k
Total Pay
$62k - $101k

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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, Engineering Design and Autodesk AutoCAD are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Electronic Troubleshooting and Human-Machine Interface (HMI).

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 $69,797 based on 17 salaries. A mid-career Controls Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,219 based on 6 salaries. An experienced Controls Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $87,497 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Controls Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 30.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Detroit, Michigan (10.5% more) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (8.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Grand Rapids, Michigan (10.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 29 survey responses.
Early Career
58.6%
Mid Career
20.7%
Experienced
20.7%