Average Instrumentation Engineer with Instrument Control Skills Salary

$83,891
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$5,000
Bonus
$3,800
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Instrumentation Engineer with Instrument Control skills is $83,891.
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$60k
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MEDIAN $83,891
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Salary
$60k - $118k
Bonus
$1k - $16k
Profit Sharing
$650 - $9k
Total Pay
$56k - $132k

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Popular Skills for Instrumentation Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Instrumentation Engineer

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 $71,722 based on 22 salaries. An early career Instrumentation Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $76,741 based on 66 salaries. A mid-career Instrumentation Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $89,587 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Instrumentation Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $93,823 based on 31 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $110,008.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Instrumentation Engineer in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 14.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chicago, Illinois (7.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Grand Rapids, Michigan (34.6% less) and Tullahoma, Tennessee (26.7% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 201 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.9%
Early Career
32.8%
Mid Career
27.9%
Experienced
15.4%
Late Career
12.9%