How much does an Automation Engineer make in the United States?
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The average salary for a automation engineer is $88,449 per year in the United States and $4,600 cash bonus per year.
Best-paid skills and qualifications for automation engineers
The jobs requiring this skill have increase by 29.00% since 2018. Automation Engineers with this skill earn +34.52% more than the average base salary, which is $88,449 per year.
|Year||Number of job openings on Indeed requiring this skill||Change from previous year|
|2012||4||increase by 4|
|2013||28||increase by 600.00%|
|2014||350||increase by 1150.00%|
|2015||1257||increase by 259.14%|
|2016||2836||increase by 125.62%|
|2017||2680||decrease by 5.50%|
|2018||3465||increase by 29.29%|
|2019||4470||increase by 29.00%|
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More critical skills and qualifications that pay well
64% of Automation engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area
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