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Average Robotics Engineer Salary

$82,969
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,851
Bonus
$2,543
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The average salary for a Robotics Engineer is $82,969.
10%
$59k
MEDIAN
$83k
90%
$123k
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What Do Robotics Engineers Do?

Robotics Engineer Tasks
  • Use knowledge of engineering and technology to research and design the processes needed to operate robots/robotic systems efficiently and reliably.
  • Determine expenses and design calculations related to robot construction.
  • Assist and supervise other engineers/technicians in the building, configuration, and troubleshooting of robots/robotic systems.

Job Satisfaction for Robotics Engineer

4 out of 5
(62)
Highly Satisfied
3Reviews

Popular Employer Salaries for Robotics Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Robotics Engineer are from the companies Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Bastian Material Handling, LLC and Tesla Motors. Reported salaries are highest at Jet Propulsion Laboratory where the average pay is $175,397. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Tesla Motors, earning around $96,477. Bastian Material Handling, LLC pays the lowest at around $80,497. Self-Employed also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying $95,978.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Robotics Engineers?

Skills in Robotics, C++ Programming Language, Algorithm Development and Software Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) / Automation.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Robotics Engineers?

An entry-level Robotics Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $73,789 based on 95 salaries. An early career Robotics Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,330 based on 318 salaries. A mid-career Robotics Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,836 based on 108 salaries. An experienced Robotics Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 81 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $120,079.
Employees with Robotics Engineer in their job title in Pasadena, California earn an average of 62.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Los Angeles, California (22.6% more) and San Francisco, California (21.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Detroit, Michigan (15.6% less) and New York, New York (9.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 630 survey responses.
Entry Level
15.1%
Early Career
50.5%
Mid Career
17.1%
Experienced
12.9%
Late Career
4.4%