Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Senior Automation Engineer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

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$143,106 / yrTotal Pay
$115,235 / yrBase Pay
$27,872 / yrAdditional Pay

$143,106

 / yr
$97K$215K
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The estimated total pay for a Senior Automation Engineer is $143,106 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $115,235 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 $27,872 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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$143,106 /yr
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Top Paying Companies

For a Senior Automation Engineer in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Senior Automation Engineer in United States. Employers include Amazon, Splunk and Veeva Systems.

1
Amazon
$213,227/yr
7
Castlight
$181,695/yr

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Top Paying Industries

For a Senior Automation Engineer in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Senior Automation Engineer in United States are Retail & Wholesale with a median total pay of $162,661, Information Technology with a median total pay of $160,527, Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology with a median total pay of $160,084, Media & Communication with a median total pay of $157,270, and Telecommunications with a median total pay of $156,452.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Retail & WholesaleRetail & Wholesale$162,661

    4% Higher than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$160,527

    3% Higher than other industries

  • Pharmaceutical & BiotechnologyPharmaceutical & Biotechnology$160,084

    2% Higher than other industries

  • Media & CommunicationMedia & Communication$157,270

    1% Higher than other industries

  • TelecommunicationsTelecommunications$156,452

    0% Lower than other industries

Retail & Wholesale

Top paying companies in Retail & Wholesale for Senior Automation Engineer are Walmart, Chewy, and iRobot.

WalmartWalmart$176,613/yr
ChewyChewy$163,773/yr
iRobotiRobot$162,661/yr

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Senior Test Automation Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$7,000

/mo

$5K | $2K

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15+ years
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Senior Automation Engineer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$90,000

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7-9 years
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Sr. Automation Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$120,000

/yr

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4-6 years
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Senior RPA Developer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$120,000

/yr

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7-9 years
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Senior Automation Engineer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$103,000

/yr

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10-14 years
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Senior RPA Developer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$129,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

4-6 years
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Senior Automation Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$108,000

/yr

Submitted Yesterday

15+ years
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Sr. Automation Controls engineer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$136,680

/yr

$110K | $27K

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10-14 years
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Sr Test Automation Engineer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$120,000

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7-9 years
2 days ago

Senior Automation Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Senior Automation Engineer is $115,235 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Senior Automation Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 798 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Senior Automation Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Senior Automation Engineer in United States is $164,129 per year.

The lowest salary for a Senior Automation Engineer in United States is $80,906 per year.

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