Automation & Controls Engineer

Automation & Controls Engineer Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$82,000
$60,000
Min 10%
$82,000
Median 50%
$112,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Microsoft
Highest Paying City
Sunnyvale, CA
Highest Paying State
District of Columbia
Average Experience Level
3.3 years
How much does an automation & controls engineer make?
Automation & Controls Engineers in the US make on average $82,546 annually or $39.69 hourly. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $60,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $112,000. Manufacturing companies and Retail companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. The top 5 states when it comes to Automation & Controls Engineer salaries are District of Columbia, California, Texas, Maryland, and Washington. The typical tenure for an Automation & Controls Engineer is 3.3 years.
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Average Automation & Controls Engineer Salary By Location

Automation & Controls Engineers in the United States of America make on average $82,546 a year or $39.69 per hour. The top city when it comes to Automation & Controls Engineer salaries is Sunnyvale, CA at $117,843 per year. The Sunnyvale, CA average entry-level salary for Automation & Controls Engineers is $79,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Automation & Controls Engineer salaries are District of Columbia, California, Texas, Maryland, and Washington. The lowest earning states are Wyoming, Iowa, Montana, South Dakota, and North Dakota.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Sunnyvale, CA
$117,843
2
Kyle, TX
$100,530
3
Kent, WA
$97,369
4
Andover, MA
$94,944
5
Fair Lawn, NJ
$94,337

Average Automation & Controls Engineer Salary By Company

Automation & Controls Engineers report their job security as good. Just as in every field, some employers pay higher wages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Automation & Controls Engineers are Manufacturing companies and Retail companies. Automation & Controls Engineers at Microsoft and BWX Technologies report the highest salaries. Also, companies like Jabil and United States Cold Storage pay their Automation & Controls Engineers very well.

Average Automation & Controls Engineer Pay By Industry

Automation & Controls Engineer salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our analysis shows that Health Care companies, Automotive companies, and Technology companies pay higher-than-average wages for Automation & Controls Engineers. Health Care companies pay their Automation & Controls Engineers the highest wages, averaging $91,870 per year. Automotive companies and Technology companies pay well too, at $81,866 and $79,218, respectively. At $77,460, the average salary for Automation & Controls Engineers in the Construction industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Health Care
$91,870
2
Automotive
$81,866
3
Technology
$79,218
4
Manufacturing
$79,102
5
Construction
$77,460

Recently Added Automation & Controls Engineer Salaries

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
The River Group, Inc.
Automation & Controls Engineer
12/31/2019
$100,000
Selectek
Automation & Controls Engineer
12/27/2019
$73,045
Opportunity Group, Inc.
Automation & Controls Engineer
10/28/2019
$75,000
Consumer Durable Products Manufacturing
Automation & Controls Engineer
10/12/2019
$90,000
Talento Search Group
Automation & Controls Engineer
09/28/2019
$67,000
Cybercoders
Automation & Controls Engineer
06/08/2019
$80,000
Consumer Durable Products Manufacturing
Automation & Controls Engineer
05/19/2019
$90,000