Average Experienced Instrumentation Engineer with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation Skills Salary

$86,368
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$8,000
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The average salary for an Experienced Instrumentation Engineer with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills is $86,368.
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$61k
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$86k
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$128k
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MEDIAN $86,368
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$61k - $128k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $8k
Total Pay
$69k - $122k

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Job Description for Instrumentation Engineer

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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.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 78 survey responses.
Entry Level
11.5%
Early Career
33.3%
Mid Career
35.9%
Late Career
19.2%