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Automation Engineer Salary
in New York, New York

$103,761 (USD)

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Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Automation Engineer is $103,761 a year and $50 an hour in New York, New York, United States. The average salary range for an Automation Engineer is between $73,468 and $128,570. 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 New York, New York.

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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 New York, New York, 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 %



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Automation Engineer Job Listings for New York, New York

Lead Release Automation Engineer
Jun 7
New York City, New York, USA
Maxonic, Inc.
Lead Release Automation Engineer - 15904 Our direct client is one of the world's leading global hospitality companies. They are currently in urgent need of Lead Release Automation Engineer. This ...
QA Automation Engineer (JR1005904)
Jun 20
The candidate for this QA Automation Engineer position has a deep knowledge of:Scripting languages such as Python, bash and Javascript;SQL and noSQL databases in order to understand and work ...
Junior QA Automation Engineer - New York
Jun 19
New York, New York, USA
Workbridge Associates
A Saas provider for loyalty and engagement solutions in search of a Junior Quality Assurance Engineer with automation experience and a passion for testing. This candidate will help the team build ...
QA Automation Engineer
Jun 19
New York, United States
Sysmind, LLC
Job Title QA Automation Engineer Location NYC, NY Duration Full Time Job Description Experience with CSS, Xpath. Experience with Selenium Web driver with JAVA. Experience with Selenium Web driver ...
QA Automation Engineer (Only Direct Candidates, NO C2C)
Jun 24
New York City, United States
A1 Technology
Required Skill Set Responsibilities Should have significant prior success as an individual QA Analyst contributor Strong experience working as a Automation QA Engineer in an Agile environment Strong ...
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