How much does a Automation Controls Technologist make in the United States? The average Automation Controls Technologist salary in the United States is $105,900 as of November 23, 2022, but the range typically falls between $93,400 and $129,400. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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25% $93,400 10% $82,019 90% $150,796 75% $129,400 $105,900 50%(Median)
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The Automation Controls Technologist supports the implementation of electrical control systems and prototypes. Participates in engineering projects to develop, deploy, and maintain electrical control and automation systems and devices. Being an Automation Controls Technologist uses and follows engineering standards and methods to assist with modeling and testing of control systems. Collaborates with technicians and engineers to perform or validate setup, configuration, and troubleshooting tasks. In addition, Automation Controls Technologist generates calculations, documentation, and reports related to testing and performance of controllers following established methods. Typically requires a bachelor's degree in engineering technology or equivalent. Typically reports to a manager. Being an Automation Controls Technologist work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Working as an Automation Controls Technologist typically requires 4 -7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2022

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