Average Controls Engineer with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation Skills Salary at General Electric Co (GE)

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The average salary for a Controls Engineer with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills at General Electric Co (GE) is $75,089.
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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.
The top respondents for the job title Controls Engineer are from the companies Barry-Wehmiller Design Group, Inc., Dematic Corporation and Tesla Motors. Reported salaries are highest at Tesla Motors where the average pay is $98,870. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include General Motors Corporation and Wunderlich-Malec, earning around $91,563 and $87,352, respectively. Dematic Corporation pays the lowest at around $65,042. Barry-Wehmiller Design Group, Inc. and Design Group also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $71,352 and $72,989, respectively.

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