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How much does a Automation Engineer I make in the United States? The average Automation Engineer I salary in the United States is $83,730 as of January 26, 2024, but the range typically falls between $75,960 and $95,160. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.

Automation Engineer I Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Automation Engineer I Salary $68,886 US January 26, 2024
25th Percentile Automation Engineer I Salary $75,960 US January 26, 2024
50th Percentile Automation Engineer I Salary $83,730 US January 26, 2024
75th Percentile Automation Engineer I Salary $95,160 US January 26, 2024
90th Percentile Automation Engineer I Salary $105,566 US January 26, 2024
25% $75,960 10% $68,886 90% $105,566 75% $95,160 $83,730 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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Job Description

The Automation Engineer I develops technical designs, process diagrams, SCADA block diagrams, and control schematics to implement automation controls. Designs, installs, optimizes, and adapts electronic control systems and instruments to automate and monitor industrial processes. Being a Automation Engineer I models, tests, and measures output and data to analyze performance or quality issues and develop solutions. Configures systems using PLC and HMI techniques. In addition, Automation Engineer I requires a bachelor's degree in engineering. Typically reports to a manager. Being a Automation Engineer I work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Working as a Automation Engineer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)

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  1. This Job:

    Automation Engineer I

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    Control Systems Engineer II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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