How much does a Control & Instrument Engineer IV make in the United States? The average Control & Instrument Engineer IV salary in the United States is $147,643 as of May 28, 2024, but the range typically falls between $133,508 and $165,985. 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. 

Control & Instrument Engineer IV Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile Control & Instrument Engineer IV Salary $120,639 US May 28, 2024
25th Percentile Control & Instrument Engineer IV Salary $133,508 US May 28, 2024
50th Percentile Control & Instrument Engineer IV Salary $147,643 US May 28, 2024
75th Percentile Control & Instrument Engineer IV Salary $165,985 US May 28, 2024
90th Percentile Control & Instrument Engineer IV Salary $182,684 US May 28, 2024
25% $133,508 10% $120,639 90% $182,684 75% $165,985 $147,643 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does a Control & Instrument Engineer IV need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.

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Analysis: Analysis is the process of considering something carefully or using statistical methods in order to understand it or explain it.

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Electrical Engineering: Electrical engineering is a technical discipline concerned with the study, design and application of equipment, devices and systems which use electricity, electronics, and electromagnetism. It emerged as an identified activity in the latter half of the 19th century after commercialization of the electric telegraph, the telephone, and electrical power generation, distribution and use. Electrical engineering is now divided into a wide range of fields including, computer engineering, power engineering, telecommunications, radio-frequency engineering, signal processing, instrumentation, and electronics. Many of these disciplines overlap with other engineering branches, spanning a huge number of specializations including hardware engineering, power electronics, electromagnetics and waves, microwave engineering, nanotechnology, electrochemistry, renewable energies, mechatronics, and electrical materials science. See glossary of electrical and electronics engineering.

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Software Engineering: Software engineering is the application of engineering to the development of software in a systematic method. Notable definitions of software engineering include: "the systematic application of scientific and technological knowledge, methods, and experience to the design, implementation, testing, and documentation of software"—The Bureau of Labor Statistics—IEEE Systems and software engineering - Vocabulary "The application of a systematic, disciplined, quantifiable approach to the development, operation, and maintenance of software"—IEEE Standard Glossary of Software Engineering Terminology "an engineering discipline that is concerned with all aspects of software production"—Ian Sommerville "the establishment and use of sound engineering principles in order to economically obtain software that is reliable and works efficiently on real machines"—Fritz Bauer

Analysis 9.03%
Electrical Engineering 2.52%
Software Engineering 2.2%
Others 86.25%
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Job Description for Control & Instrument Engineer IV

Control & Instrument Engineer IV 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 IV 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 IV requires a bachelor's degree in engineering. Typically reports to a manager. The Control & Instrument Engineer IV work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. A specialist on complex technical and business matters. To be a Control & Instrument Engineer IV typically requires 7+ years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 Salary.com)... View full job description

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For Control & Instrument Engineer IV, the upper level is Control & Instrument Engineer V and then progresses to Control & Instrument Engineering Manager.

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Control & Instrument Engineer IV salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of Control & Instrument Engineer IV, the highest Control & Instrument Engineer IV salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the Control & Instrument Engineer IV salary is 25.0% above. The lowest Control & Instrument Engineer IV salary is in Miami, FL, where the Control & Instrument Engineer IV salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
-3.5%
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-1.3%

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