Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Controls Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$102,623 / yrTotal Pay
$85,166 / yrBase Pay
$17,456 / yrAdditional Pay

$102,623

 / yr
$65K$241K
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The estimated total pay for a Controls Engineer is $102,623 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $85,166 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 $17,456 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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What are some related job titles for Controls Engineer?

Some related job titles are Automation Engineer Salaries with median pay of $105,125, Control System Engineer Salaries with median pay of $110,102, Control Systems Engineer Salaries with median pay of $108,818, Instrumentation Engineer Salaries with median pay of $109,240.

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Aerotek
3.5

Aerotek

Controls Engineer

$152,379

 /yr
Range: $61K - $193K

$61K

$193K

$60,615 - $192,840 Range

Cummins
4.1

Cummins

Controls Engineer

$88,904

 /yr
Range: $75K - $113K

$75K

$113K

$75,177 - $112,999 Range

General Motors (GM)
4.0

General Motors (GM)

Controls Engineer

$94,412

 /yr
Range: $64K - $139K

$64K

$139K

$64,050 - $139,104 Range

Dematic
3.8

Dematic

Controls Engineer

$83,348

 /yr
Range: $64K - $121K

$64K

$121K

$63,763 - $121,042 Range

JR Automation Technologies
3.8

JR Automation Technologies

Controls Engineer - Hourly

$35

 /hr
Range: $23 - $60

$23

$60

$23 - $60 Range

Tesla
3.7

Tesla

Controls Engineer

$115,893

 /yr
Range: $93K - $159K

$93K

$159K

$92,981 - $158,817 Range

Design Group (MO)
4.1

Design Group (MO)

Controls Engineer

$84,832

 /yr
Range: $72K - $120K

$72K

$120K

$72,374 - $120,000 Range

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Belcan
3.5

Belcan

Controls Engineer

$72,680

 /yr
Range: $63K - $89K

$63K

$89K

$62,562 - $89,024 Range

US Army
3.8

US Army

Controls Engineer

$46,237

 /yr
Range: $28K - $98K

$28K

$98K

$28,193 - $97,548 Range

Wunderlich-Malec Engineering
4.1

$88,175

 /yr
Range: $70K - $131K

$70K

$131K

$70,316 - $131,419 Range

LHP Engineering Solutions
4.2

LHP Engineering Solutions

Controls Engineer

$83,208

 /yr
Range: $77K - $102K

$77K

$102K

$77,437 - $102,069 Range

Ford Motor Company
4.1

Ford Motor Company

Controls Engineer

$105,148

 /yr
Range: $83K - $136K

$83K

$136K

$82,725 - $135,591 Range

Honeywell
3.9

Honeywell

Controls Engineer

$91,109

 /yr
Range: $67K - $119K

$67K

$119K

$67,323 - $118,865 Range

Electroimpact
2.8

Electroimpact

Controls Engineer

$90,467

 /yr
Range: $65K - $132K

$65K

$132K

$64,823 - $131,541 Range

Corning
3.9

Corning

Controls Engineer

$93,793

 /yr
Range: $74K - $123K

$74K

$123K

$74,390 - $123,227 Range

GE
4.0

GE

Controls Engineer

$91,857

 /yr
Range: $71K - $124K

$71K

$124K

$70,784 - $124,306 Range

Fives
4.0

Fives

Controls Engineer - Hourly

$43

 /hr
Range: $29 - $48

$29

$48

$29 - $48 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Controls Engineer

$113,900

 /yr
Range: $95K - $179K

$95K

$179K

$94,710 - $178,744 Range

Johnson Controls
3.6

Johnson Controls

Controls Engineer

$92,808

 /yr
Range: $67K - $101K

$67K

$101K

$67,232 - $100,670 Range

Amazon
3.8

Amazon

Controls Engineer

$117,907

 /yr
Range: $67K - $139K

$67K

$139K

$66,958 - $139,350 Range

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$60,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$92,500

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

8 days ago by a Controls Engineer with 10 to 14 years of experience

$200,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Controls Engineer with 10 to 14 years of experience

$75,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

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$85,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$107,500

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$75,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$34

/hrAvg Base Salary

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

$85,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

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

$125,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

9 days ago by a Instrumentation and Controls Engineer with 10 to 14 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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