How much does an Electrical Controls Engineer I make in the United States? The average Electrical Controls Engineer I salary in the United States is $72,982 as of September 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $65,552 and $77,794. 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% $65,552 10% $58,787 90% $82,175 75% $77,794 $72,982 50%(Median)
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Job Description for Electrical Controls Engineer I

Electrical Controls Engineer I designs, develops, and supervises all aspects of electrical control systems, equipment, and machinery. May be responsible for the installation and technical support of PLC based hardware and software. Being an Electrical Controls Engineer I requires a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering and 0-2 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Has knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Additionally, Electrical Controls Engineer I relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job. Works under immediate supervision. Primary job functions do not typically require exercising independent judgment. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. (Copyright 2021 View full job description

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