Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does an Automation Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$99,756 / yrTotal Pay
$86,581 / yrBase Pay
$13,175 / yrAdditional Pay

$99,756

 / yr
$66K$153K
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The estimated total pay for a Automation Engineer is $99,756 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $86,581 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 $13,175 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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Total Pay Trajectory

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$99,756 /yr
Automation Engineer
$139,177 /yr
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Some related job titles are Mechatronics Engineer Salaries with median pay of $89,760, Test Automation Engineer Salaries with median pay of $103,854, Automation Testing Salaries with median pay of $89,660, Controls Engineer Salaries with median pay of $89,328.

Top Paying Companies

For an Automation Engineer in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for an Automation Engineer in United States. Employers include Meta, Apple and Cisco Systems.

1
Meta
$199,133/yr
2
Apple
$176,461/yr
8
PACIV
$147,651/yr
10
Olive
$141,105/yr

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Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Test Automation Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$50

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Automation Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$16

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Automation Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$42,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
QA Automation Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$50

/hr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
QA Automation Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$90,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
QA Automation Engineer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$130,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
QA Automation Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$120,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Automation Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$180,000

/yr

$140K | $40K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Automation Developer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$125,000

/yr

$120K | $5K

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday

Automation Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for an Automation Engineer is $86,581 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Automation Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 4157 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Automation Engineer employees.

The highest salary for an Automation Engineer in United States is $128,461 per year.

The lowest salary for an Automation Engineer in United States is $58,354 per year.

If you are thinking of becoming an Automation Engineer or planning the next step in your career, find details about the role, the career path and salary trajectory of an Automation Engineer.