How much does a Control & Instrument Engineer III make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Control & Instrument Engineer III in the United States is $58 as of May 25, 2023, but the range typically falls between $52 and $65. Hourly rate 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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Job Description for Control & Instrument Engineer III

Control & Instrument Engineer III designs, installs, optimizes, and adapts electronic control systems and instruments to automate and monitor industrial processes. Develops technical designs, process diagrams, SCADA block diagrams, and control schematics to implement automation controls. Being a Control & Instrument Engineer III configures systems using PLC and HMI techniques. Models, tests, and measures output and data to analyze performance or quality issues and develop solutions. Additionally, Control & Instrument Engineer III requires a bachelor's degree in engineering. Typically reports to a manager. The Control & Instrument Engineer III work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. To be a Control & Instrument Engineer III typically requires 4 -7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2023 View full job description

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