Automation Engineer Jobs

Automation Engineer Job Overview

There are many different responsibilities associated with being an automation engineer. Automation engineers are required to design, develop and test different types of technology that may be used within an organization. People in this field work to get devices or machines operating in a way that will help make them more efficient over time. Automation engineers are also required to document their designs and creations and share their findings with others.

Automation Engineer Education

Ideally, a successful candidate for an automation engineer job will have some relevant educational experience on his or her resume. A bachelor's degree in a science or engineering field is often required to land one of these jobs. A master's degree can help individuals advance in the future as well. Degrees in mechanical or electrical engineering are common among the automation engineering field. It is important that these engineers have solid creative thinking skills and a working knowledge of computer programming and software development. Having years of experience in a related field can also help potential automation engineers considerably. Certification and licensing can even further enhance an applicant's chances of receiving an automation engineer job.

Automation Engineer Job Market

Automation engineer jobs can typically be found in manufacturing companies and food processing plants. The automation engineer field is expanding due to an increased demand resulting in more opportunities and better job prospects for interested candidates in the coming years. Companies in many industries will need to create more automation engineer jobs that allow individuals to take the lead on different types of technological projects.

Automation Engineer Salaries

According to a 2013 survey, the national average salary in the United States was $106,772 per year. With the amount of labor needed constantly decreasing and the increasing need for these engineers, annual salaries are expected to rise.

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CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Lead QA Automation Engineer Palo Alto, CA Full-Time $130,000 - $160,000 Apply Apply Lead QA Automation Engineer Palo Alto, CA Full-Time $130,000 - $160,000 Apply Job Details Based in Palo Alto, CA we are a quickly expanding team that is at the forefront of changing the digital health/fitness lan...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply QA Automation Engineer Norwalk, CT Full-Time $75,000 - $95,000 Apply Apply QA Automation Engineer Norwalk, CT Full-Time $75,000 - $95,000 Apply Job Details QA Automation Engineer needed for ground breaking SaaS Cloud Tech Start up!! We are the industry leader when it comes to backup and disaster...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply QA Automation Engineer Brooklyn, NY Full-Time $70,000 - $110,000 Apply Apply QA Automation Engineer Brooklyn, NY Full-Time $70,000 - $110,000 Apply Job Details If you are a QA Automation Engineer with experience, please read on! Located in the Brooklyn/Long Island City, NY area we are an award-...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply SQA Lead Hollywood, CA; Los Angeles, CA Full-Time $100,000 - $150,000 Apply Apply SQA Lead Hollywood, CA; Los Angeles, CA Full-Time $100,000 - $150,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Lead / Manager of QA Automation with experience in leading teams, web experience and hands on implementation of Q...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Senior QA Engineer San Francisco, CA; South San Francisco, CA Full-Time $100,000 - $175,000 Apply Apply Senior QA Engineer San Francisco, CA; South San Francisco, CA Full-Time $100,000 - $175,000 Apply Job Details Based in San Francisco, CA, we're a fast-paced, growing, and a downright cool Tech...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Senior Test Automation Engineer San Francisco, CA; South San Francisco, CA Full-Time $100,000 - $175,000 Apply Apply Senior Test Automation Engineer San Francisco, CA; South San Francisco, CA Full-Time $100,000 - $175,000 Apply Job Details Based in San Francisco, CA, we're a fast-paced, growing,...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply QA Automation Engineer Castle Rock, CO Full-Time $100,000 - $130,000 Apply Apply QA Automation Engineer Castle Rock, CO Full-Time $100,000 - $130,000 Apply Job Details If you are a QA Automation Engineer with experience, please read on! Job Summary: Responsible for verifying the quality of web...
Job Description Do these questions describe you? Are you positive and energetic? Do you always expect to exceed expectations? Are you a hard-working, dependable person? Do you enjoy helping customers find the desired product? Do you always follow through on your commitments? Is top quality customer service your number one priority? Are you driven and focused? Are you open to relocation to...
AUTOMATION ENGINEER / SOFTWARE ENGINEER (OOD) The Select Group’s top client in Waltham, MA is seeking a passionate Automation Engineer / Software Engineer. This position will primarily be focused on developing automated scripts, software applications, and quality engineering. This will be a great position for a Software Engineer who is looking to grow within the company. This candidate must be pa...
I have a Career Opportunity for a Quality Assurance Engineer / SQA Engineer with experience designing and developing automated tests in Python. You will be joining a very well funded middle-stage cyber security start-up that already has several high profile paying customers. You will be responsible for the design, development and implementation of automated tests in Python that will check the qual...
Job Summary: Develop and deploy robotic and automation systems for industrial, manufacturing, and defense clients; design, build, debug and install industrial robotic and automation systems; develop and test new manufacturing and industrial processes; create documentation for custom automation systems, develop software for industrial controls and manufacturing systems; assist in preparing proposa...
Job Summary: Develop and deploy robotic and automation systems for industrial, manufacturing, and defense clients; design, build, debug and install industrial robotic and automation systems; develop, test, and validate new manufacturing processes; create documentation for custom automation systems, perform electro-mechanical design for industrial and manufacturing systems; participate on technica...
Are you looking for an exciting opportunity with one of the fastest growing companies in the region? We are looking for several Manufacturing and Automation Engineers to join a fast paced, high tech environment. POSITION IS LOCATED IN HARRISBURG, PA. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY UNLESS YOU ARE LOCAL OR OPEN TO RELOCATING TO THIS AREA. COMPREHENSIVE RELOCATION ASSISTANCE IS OFFERED BY OUR CLIENT. THANKS! ...
Software Engineer (Automation Engineer) About the Job This is an excellent opportunity for a new professional ready to move ahead in a great career. Founded in 1983, Control Micro Systems, Inc. is a manufacturer of high tech laser-based material processing systems. CMS tools are installed in manufacturing facilities around the globe. We have an immediate need of a Software Engineer for industria...
Job Description Do these questions describe you? Are you positive and energetic? Do you always expect to exceed expectations? Are you a hard-working, dependable person? Do you enjoy helping customers find the desired product? Do you always follow through on your commitments? Is top quality customer service your number one priority? Are you driven and focused? Are you open to relocation to...
Automation/Controls Engineer Opportunity in Greenville, WI Kelly Engineering Resources Unlock the door to opportunity! Every day, Kelly Engineering Resources (KER) connects engineering professionals with opportunities to advance their careers. We currently have an exciting Direct Hire opportunity for a Automation/Controls Engineer in Greenville, WI. Apply today! Responsibilities and Prospects ...
Mechanical Engineer for Process Automation Programs and Product/Process Launch Management for an International Fortune 500 manufacturer who is the leader in their filed. The position is stationed near Burlington, IA but will also report to R&D in Michigan. This Engineer will be responsible for complete process automation programs, product / process launch management. Management of projects from de...
Associate Automation Engineer Astellas Pharma Technologies, a leading global pharmaceutical company in Norman, OK, is seeking ahighly motivatedAutomation Engineer. The successful candidate will implement automation technologies to improve manufacturing efficiency and quality. They will be responsible for specification, design, documentation, development, validation, and maintenance of systems in...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) Concord, MA Full-Time $100,000 - $140,000 Apply Apply Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) Concord, MA Full-Time $100,000 - $140,000 Apply Job Details If you are a Software Development Engineer in Test with automation experience, please read o...
Stay on the front lines of groundbreaking technology. Were committed to a dynamic, ever-evolving infrastructure and the hard work it takes to keep our reliable network thriving. Help support the growing demands of an interconnected world. Responsibilities Verizon Labs is looking for innovative and self-motivated engineers to work on the development of SDN (Software Defined Networks) solutions re...

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Engineering Career Tools

Automation Engineer

Salaries

$42,000.00 - $110,550.00
Typical Salary for Automation Engineer
(181 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

Education / Training

Bachelor's
50%
Some College Coursework Completed
14.2%
Master's
13.3%
Certification
6.7%
Associates
5.8%
Professional
4.2%
Vocational
3.3%
(120 Respondents)
Source: Monster.com Careerbenchmarking Tool

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