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Automation Engineer Salary
in Rochester, New York

$88,818 (USD)

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Last updated: June 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for an Automation Engineer is $88,818 a year and $43 an hour in Rochester, New York, United States. The average salary range for an Automation Engineer is between $62,888 and $110,054. 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 Rochester, 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 Rochester, 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 %



About Rochester, New York

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Description: Rochester () is a city on the southern shore of Lake Ontario in western New York. With a population of 208,046 residents, Rochester is the seat of Monroe County and the third most populous city in New York state, after New York City and Buffalo. The metropolitan area has a population of just over 1 million people. It is about 73 miles (117 km) east of Buffalo and 87 miles (140 km) west of Syracuse. Rochester was one of America's first boomtowns, initially due to the fertile Genesee River Valley, which gave rise to numerous flour mills, and then as a manufacturing hub. Several of the region's universities (notably...

Automation Engineer Job Listings for Rochester, New York

Automation Engineer
May 16
Rochester, NY, USA
Test Engineer Job Description General Purpose: As a member of an agile delivery team, performs ... Experience with test automation frameworks Preferred/Nice to have: * HP ALM * Jira and Confluence
Manager, Automation Engineering
May 13
Rochester, United States
Thermo Fisher Scientific
Manager, Automation Engineering Requisition ID: 94369BR Rochester, NY/Laboratory Plastics Essentials When you're part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll do important work, like helping ...
Optical Technician I
Apr 26
Fairport, NY, USA
CAC Staffing
Company Description CAC is a temporary staffing company who supplies resources to organizations that need specialized or technical talent in Automation Engineering, Mechanical Engineering ...
Software Tester
Mar 29
Rochester, NY, USA
MediSked, LLC
... as automation developer · Participates in requirements input and reviews the requirements for testability · Provides valuable input during product roadmap reviews by offering suggestions for ...
Automation Process Engineer
Apr 15
Rochester, New York, USA
Our Technical Operations (Engineering) group is in need of an Automation Process Engineer. This is a unique position and works closely with project managers, engineers, manufacturing team members and ...
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