The average salary for an Experienced Instrumentation Engineer with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills is $86,368.
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Job Description for Instrumentation Engineer
Instrumentation engineers are responsible for tasks relating to the creation and upkeep of instrumentation, usually in a factory or plant environment. This instrumentation helps to monitor and regulate processes so they work efficiently and accurately, and these engineers may also set up instrumentation to function for particular tasks; this is done by creating specifications and configuring the instrumentation so that it operates as necessary. Solutions should be tested to ensure that they wor…Read more
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Popular Skills for Instrumentation Engineer
Skills in Instrument Control, Engineering Design and Distributed Control Systems (DCS) are correlated to pay that is above average.
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 $70,302 based on 9 salaries. An early career Instrumentation Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $75,065 based on 26 salaries. A mid-career Instrumentation Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $86,729 based on 28 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $86,000.
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