By Cory Fogg, Automation.com
(as originally published by InTech Magazine & InTech Online - October 2018.) The financial situation of the average automation engineer got a nice boost in 2018. As the salary of the average automation professional rose for the fifth consecutive year, our salary survey found incremental growth greater than 5% for the first time since 2010 (5.3% in the U.S., 1.5% globally). So are today's automation engineers finally getting their due?