Average Robotics Engineer Salary

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The average salary for a Robotics Engineer is $81,857.
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$56k - $123k
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$596 - $10k
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$49k - $123k

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Job Description for Robotics Engineer

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

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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 $182,546. 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.

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Popular Skills for Robotics Engineer

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.

Pay by Experience Level for Robotics Engineer

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 $73,777 based on 91 salaries. An early career Robotics Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,301 based on 324 salaries. A mid-career Robotics Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $92,434 based on 113 salaries. An experienced Robotics Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $99,268 based on 84 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $114,882.
Employees with Robotics Engineer in their job title in Pasadena, California earn an average of 55.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Francisco, California (19.7% more) and Los Angeles, California (19.2% more).

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