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Lead Automation Engineer

Lead Automation Engineer Salary

  Annual Salary Monthly Pay Weekly Pay Hourly Wage
Top Earners $163,000 $13,583 $3,134 $78
75th Percentile $135,500 $11,291 $2,605 $65
Average $123,963 $10,330 $2,383 $60
25th Percentile $106,000 $8,833 $2,038 $51
$82,000 - $89,499
5% of jobs
$89,500 - $96,999
9% of jobs
$97,000 - $104,499
9% of jobs
$106,000 is the 25th percentile. Salaries below this are outliers.
$104,500 - $111,999
9% of jobs
$112,000 - $119,499
10% of jobs
The average salary is $123,963 a year
$119,500 - $126,999
19% of jobs
$127,000 - $134,499
16% of jobs
$135,500 is the 75th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$134,500 - $141,999
4% of jobs
$142,000 - $149,499
4% of jobs
$149,500 - $156,999
4% of jobs
$163,000 is the 90th percentile. Salaries above this are outliers.
$157,000 - $164,500
6% of jobs

National Average

$82,000 $123,963/year $60/hour $164,500
Lead Automation Engineer Salary Comparison by Location
United States
Ashburn, VA

As of Oct 24, 2020, the average annual pay for a Lead Automation Engineer in the United States is $123,963 a year.

Just in case you need a simple salary calculator, that works out to be approximately $59.60 an hour. This is the equivalent of $2,384/week or $10,330/month.

While ZipRecruiter is seeing annual salaries as high as $164,500 and as low as $82,000, the majority of Lead Automation Engineer salaries currently range between $106,000 (25th percentile) to $135,500 (75th percentile) with top earners (90th percentile) making $163,000 annually across the United States. The average pay range for a Lead Automation Engineer varies little (about $29,500), which suggests that regardless of location, there are not many opportunities for increased pay or advancement, even with several years of experience.

Based on recent job postings on ZipRecruiter, the Lead Automation Engineer job market in both Ashburn, VA and the surrounding area is very active. A Lead Automation Engineer in your area makes on average $125,664 per year, or $1,701 (1%) more than the national average annual salary of $123,963. Virginia ranks number 7 out of 50 states nationwide for Lead Automation Engineer salaries.

To estimate the most accurate annual salary range for Lead Automation Engineer jobs, ZipRecruiter continuously scans its database of millions of active jobs published locally throughout America.

Find your next high paying job as a Lead Automation Engineer on ZipRecruiter today.

Top 10 Highest Paying Cities for Lead Automation Engineer Jobs

We’ve identified 10 cities where the typical salary for a Lead Automation Engineer job is above the national average. Topping the list is San Mateo, CA, with Berkeley, CA and Daly City, CA close behind in the second and third positions. Daly City, CA beats the national average by $23,272 (17.2%), and San Mateo, CA furthers that trend with another $28,866 (20.9%) above the $123,963 average.

Significantly, San Mateo, CA has a very active Lead Automation Engineer job market as there are several companies currently hiring for this type of role.

With these 10 cities having average salaries higher than the national average, the opportunities for economic advancement by changing locations as a Lead Automation Engineer appears to be exceedingly fruitful.

Finally, another factor to consider is the average salary for these top ten cities varies very little at 11% between San Mateo, CA and Knik-Fairview, AK, reinforcing the limited potential for much wage advancement. The possibility of a lower cost of living may be the best factor to use when considering location and salary for a Lead Automation Engineer role.

CityAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
San Mateo, CA$152,829$12,736$2,939$73.48
Berkeley, CA$147,649$12,304$2,839$70.98
Daly City, CA$147,235$12,270$2,831$70.79
Richmond, CA$143,379$11,948$2,757$68.93
Stamford, CT$139,613$11,634$2,685$67.12
Bellevue, WA$139,234$11,603$2,678$66.94
San Francisco, CA$138,032$11,503$2,654$66.36
Brooklyn, NY$137,084$11,424$2,636$65.91
Lakes, AK$136,515$11,376$2,625$65.63
Knik-Fairview, AK$136,344$11,362$2,622$65.55

Top 5 Best Paying Related Lead Automation Engineer Jobs in the U.S.

We found at least five jobs related to the Lead Automation Engineer job category that pay more per year than a typical Lead Automation Engineer salary. Top examples of these roles include: Automation Architect, Test Automation Architect, and Cloud Automation Engineer.

However, these example jobs are paid fairly similarly to Lead Automation Engineer jobs, with a range of just $10,938 (8.5%) to $15,616 (11.9%) more than the average Lead Automation Engineer salary of $123,963.

Job TitleAnnual SalaryMonthly PayWeekly PayHourly Wage
Automation Architect$139,579$11,632$2,684$67.11
Test Automation Architect$139,360$11,613$2,680$67.00
Cloud Automation Engineer$138,576$11,548$2,665$66.62
QA Automation Architect$136,737$11,395$2,630$65.74
Infrastructure Automation Engineer$134,901$11,242$2,594$64.86

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