Average Late-Career Controls Engineer with Human-Machine Interface (HMI) Skills Salary

$93,692
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,750
Bonus
$3,091
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The average salary for a Late-Career Controls Engineer with Human-Machine Interface (HMI) skills is $93,692.
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$74k
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$94k
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$121k
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Salary
$74k - $121k
Bonus
$494 - $13k
Profit Sharing
$976 - $12k
Total Pay
$72k - $127k

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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 are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical, Electronic Troubleshooting, Engineering Design and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation.

Pay by Experience Level for Controls Engineer

An entry-level Controls Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $61,984 based on 92 salaries. An early career Controls Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,521 based on 826 salaries. A mid-career Controls Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,244 based on 482 salaries. An experienced Controls Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,486 based on 322 salaries.
Employees with Controls Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 28.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (5.0% more) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (3.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New Albany, Mississippi (12.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,722 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.3%
Early Career
48.0%
Mid Career
28.0%
Experienced
18.7%