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Automation Engineer Salary
in Oakland, California

$106,449 (USD)

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Last updated: June 26, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Automation Engineer is $106,449 a year and $51 an hour in Oakland, California, United States. The average salary range for an Automation Engineer is between $75,372 and $131,901. On average, a Bachelor's Degree is the highest level of education for an Automation Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Oakland, California.

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Job Summary

  • Designs automated equipment and machinery used to complete otherwise manual processes and tasks.
  • Implements automated tests designed to evaluate integrity of automated systems.
  • Defines areas where introducing automation could improve production and efficiency.
  • Provides technical support in relation to automated systems when necessary.
  • Writes documentation manuals that detail automated processes and document any changes in existing equipment designt or operation.
Automation Engineer Job Prevalence in Oakland, California, United States

Job family: Mechanical Engineers

Job family population: 291,290

Estimated population of Automation Engineer jobs: 21,427

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Oakland, California

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Description: Oakland is the largest city and the county seat of Alameda County, California, United States. A major West Coast port city, Oakland is the largest city in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, the third largest city overall in the San Francisco Bay Area, the eighth most populated city in California, and the 45th largest city in the United States. With a population of 432,897 as of 2019, it serves as a trade center for the San Francisco Bay Area; its Port of Oakland is the busiest port in the San Francisco Bay, the entirety of Northern California, and the fifth busiest in the United States of America....

Automation Engineer Job Listings for Oakland, California

Sr. Automation Engineer - Mechanical
Jun 19
Sunnyvale, United States
Job Summary The Sr. Automation Engineer, Mechanical, is responsible for the design, development, documentation and production launch of complex, high speed assembly equipment. This equipment will be ...
Mobile QA Automation Engineer
Jun 25
San Francisco, CA, USA
Temple Fourth Technologies
We are looking for a Senior Mobile QA engineer who has at least 2 years experience with iOS and Android Mobile Automation. The work is in a challenging startup environment and involves some of the ...
Automation Engineer_Jenkins
Jun 20
San Jose, CA, USA
Job Title: SSD Test Tool Automation Developer_Jenkins Location: San Jose, CA Duration: 6+ months Job Description: Design and implement test automation application for all test tools used in ...
QA Automation Engineer (iOS)
Jun 3
San Francisco, United States
Nytec Inc
Title iOS QA Automation Engineer Job Description Experience in testing payment domain Credit cards, gift cards, contactless and POS systems a plus Hands on experience in writing test plans and test ...
QA Automation Engineer
Jun 13
Sunnyvale, United States
Mumba Technologies
Role QA Automation Engineer Location Sunnyvale, California, United States Position Type Contract Job Description Experience with a variety of different testing techniques such as UI Testing ...
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