The average salary for a Controls Project Engineer is $85,821.
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Job Description for Controls Project Engineer
Controls project engineers work with project managers and other project leaders to design, schedule, and implement projects within the company's set parameters. They are responsible for meeting project deadlines with all the requirements of the job taken into consideration. This is a leadership role, with the controls project engineers overseeing many other employees at one time. They may be responsible for directing meetings, developing and implementing product testing, and assigning tasks to o…Read more
Controls Project Engineer Tasks
- Utilize engineering knowledge for project management; estimate timelines and schedules; anticipate risks and costs related to the technical aspects of the project.
- Coordinate and communicate between various areas; supervise and train project staff as needed.
- Plan and organize technical projects from conception to completion.
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Popular Skills for Controls Project Engineer
Skills in Project Management, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation, Autodesk AutoCAD and Human-Machine Interface (HMI) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Suretrak (Primavera).
Pay by Experience Level for Controls Project Engineer
An entry-level Controls Project Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $57,322 based on 31 salaries. An early career Controls Project Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,754 based on 97 salaries. A mid-career Controls Project Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $83,782 based on 80 salaries. An experienced Controls Project Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,344 based on 69 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $107,686.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Controls Project Engineer in their job title in Cincinnati, Ohio earn an average of 15.1% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Detroit, Michigan (14.5% more) and Auburn Hills, Michigan (14.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Grand Rapids, Michigan (13.7% less) and Atlanta, Georgia (10.7% less).
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