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

$92,828
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,059
Bonus
$8,242
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The average salary for an Experienced Instrumentation Engineer with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation skills is $92,828.
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$62k
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$93k
90%
$125k
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What Do Instrumentation Engineers Do?

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What Are Popular Skills for Instrumentation Engineers?

Skills in Instrument Control, Engineering Design and Distributed Control Systems (DCS) are correlated to pay that is above average.

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 $75,000 based on 5 salaries. An early career Instrumentation Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,401 based on 24 salaries. A mid-career Instrumentation Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $88,104 based on 22 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 65 survey responses.
Entry Level
7.7%
Early Career
36.9%
Mid Career
33.8%
Late Career
21.5%