Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Controls Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$101,097 / yrTotal Pay
$84,747 / yrBase Pay
$16,350 / yrAdditional Pay

$101,097

 / yr
$65K$234K
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The estimated total pay for a Controls Engineer is $101,097 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $84,747 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $16,350 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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$101,097 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Controls Engineer?

Some related job titles are Automation Engineer Salaries with median pay of $102,818, Control System Engineer Salaries with median pay of $107,480, Control Systems Engineer Salaries with median pay of $106,626, Instrumentation Engineer Salaries with median pay of $107,327.

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Aerotek
3.6

Aerotek

Controls Engineer

$150,064

 /yr
Range: $60K - $190K

$60K

$190K

$59,694 - $189,911 Range

Cummins
4.1

Cummins

Controls Engineer

$85,910

 /yr
Range: $75K - $111K

$75K

$111K

$74,760 - $111,282 Range

General Motors (GM)
4.0

General Motors (GM)

Controls Engineer

$92,978

 /yr
Range: $67K - $137K

$67K

$137K

$66,788 - $136,991 Range

Dematic
3.8

Dematic

Controls Engineer

$82,000

 /yr
Range: $63K - $119K

$63K

$119K

$62,794 - $119,203 Range

JR Automation Technologies
3.8

JR Automation Technologies

Controls Engineer - Hourly

$34

 /hr
Range: $23 - $58

$23

$58

$23 - $58 Range

Tesla
3.7

Tesla

Controls Engineer

$114,236

 /yr
Range: $92K - $156K

$92K

$156K

$91,569 - $156,405 Range

Design Group (MO)
4.2

Design Group (MO)

Controls Engineer

$83,983

 /yr
Range: $73K - $120K

$73K

$120K

$73,062 - $120,000 Range

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US Army
3.8

US Army

Controls Engineer

$45,534

 /yr
Range: $28K - $96K

$28K

$96K

$27,765 - $96,066 Range

Belcan
3.5

Belcan

Controls Engineer

$73,852

 /yr
Range: $63K - $97K

$63K

$97K

$63,000 - $96,619 Range

Wunderlich-Malec Engineering
4.1

$86,569

 /yr
Range: $69K - $129K

$69K

$129K

$69,248 - $129,423 Range

LHP Engineering Solutions
4.2

LHP Engineering Solutions

Controls Engineer

$81,694

 /yr
Range: $74K - $101K

$74K

$101K

$74,235 - $100,518 Range

Ford Motor Company
4.1

Ford Motor Company

Controls Engineer

$103,534

 /yr
Range: $80K - $134K

$80K

$134K

$80,000 - $133,532 Range

Honeywell
3.8

Honeywell

Controls Engineer

$89,654

 /yr
Range: $66K - $117K

$66K

$117K

$66,300 - $117,060 Range

Corning
3.9

Corning

Controls Engineer

$93,075

 /yr
Range: $73K - $121K

$73K

$121K

$73,260 - $121,356 Range

GE
4.0

GE

Controls Engineer

$90,462

 /yr
Range: $70K - $122K

$70K

$122K

$70,000 - $122,418 Range

Fives
4.2

Fives

Controls Engineer - Hourly

$42

 /hr
Range: $28 - $48

$28

$48

$28 - $48 Range

Electroimpact
2.8

Electroimpact

Controls Engineer

$89,093

 /yr
Range: $64K - $130K

$64K

$130K

$63,838 - $129,543 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Controls Engineer

$112,170

 /yr
Range: $93K - $176K

$93K

$176K

$93,272 - $176,029 Range

Johnson Controls
3.6

Johnson Controls

Controls Engineer

$90,609

 /yr
Range: $66K - $99K

$66K

$99K

$66,211 - $99,141 Range

CEC Controls Company Inc.
3.6

CEC Controls Company Inc.

Controls Engineer - Hourly

$33

 /hr
Range: $21 - $48

$21

$48

$21 - $48 Range

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$80,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Controls Engineer with less than one year of experience

$81,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Controls Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

$77,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Controls Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$85,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Controls Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$92,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Electrical and Controls Engineer with 7 to 9 years of experience

$85,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Controls Engineer with more than 15 years of experience

$104,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$3,000/yr

9 days ago by a Guidance, Navigation, & Control Engineer (GNC) with 4 to 6 years of experience

$85,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Controls Engineer with 4 to 6 years of experience

$70,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Controls Engineer with less than one year of experience

$89,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Control Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Controls Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Controls Engineer is $83,583 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Controls Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 3316 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Controls Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Controls Engineer in United States is $123,072 per year.

The lowest salary for a Controls Engineer in United States is $56,764 per year.

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