Average Instrumentation Engineer Salary

$83,032
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$4,822
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$3,300
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The average salary for an Instrumentation Engineer is $83,032.
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$59k
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$83k
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$123k
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What Do Instrumentation Engineers Do?

Job Satisfaction for Instrumentation Engineer

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What Are Popular Skills for Instrumentation Engineers?

Skills in Instrument Control, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation, Distributed Control Systems (DCS) and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Engineering Design.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Instrumentation Engineers?

An entry-level Instrumentation Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $69,572 based on 19 salaries. An early career Instrumentation Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,697 based on 119 salaries. A mid-career Instrumentation Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $90,291 based on 74 salaries. An experienced Instrumentation Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $100,743 based on 57 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $107,924.
Employees with Instrumentation Engineer in their job title in Baton Rouge, Louisiana earn an average of 32.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (28.2% more) and Beaumont, Texas (20.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Grand Rapids, Michigan (35.0% less) and Tullahoma, Tennessee (23.1% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 324 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.9%
Early Career
36.7%
Mid Career
22.8%
Experienced
17.6%
Late Career
17.0%