Education and Training in Pharma
Automation Engineer Salary & Job Descriptions

IT/Automation Background

Potential Job Roles and Salaries

What kind of roles would I be suitable for based on my Automation/Control background?

If you CURRENT or PREVIOUS job was in AUTOMATION/CONTROL, you could retrain to perform the SAME OR SIMILAR job within the pharmaceutical or medical device manufacturing industry.

Automation Engineer

Utilises technology to improve, streamline and automate a manufacturing process. They are responsible for planning, implementation, and monitoring of such technology.
Some companies might call this role:

  • Automation Specialist
Automation Engineer Salary & Job Descriptions
  • Starting Salary: €45,000+
  • After 2 Years: €50,000+
  • After 5 Years: €65,000+
Automation Engineer Salary & Job Descriptions
  • Starting Salary: $55,200
  • After 2 Years: $69,000
  • After 5 Years: $82,800

CSV Specialist

Plan, write, implement and review the Computer Systems Validation protocols in place within highly regulated manufacturing industries. Their work is essential to make sure that all computer-based systems are operating as intended (with documents to prove it) to meet regulatory requirements.

Some companies might call this role:

  • CSV Engineer
Automation Engineer Salary & Job Descriptions
  • Starting Salary: €27,000 to €37,000
  • After 2 Years: €37,000 to €48,000
  • After 5 Years: €48,000 to €60,000
Automation Engineer Salary & Job Descriptions
  • Starting Salary: $40,800
  • After 2 Years: $51,000
  • After 5 Years: $61,200

Computer System Validation Course

If you’re an Automation Engineer who works or wants to work in Pharma/MedTech, check out our Computer System Validation program and go rapidly from total beginner to an advanced level CSV expert.

Check out our 10-Week Computer Systems Validation Course.

SALARY RANGE of US$35,000 – 80,000 based on US job data.

Take this course to:

  • Retrain to work in the growing pharmaceutical and medical device industry
  • Learn to apply CSV to your projects immediately
  • Build on your industry experience and transform yourself into a highly specialized CSV professional

If you’re an Automation Engineer who works or wants to work in Pharma/MedTech, check out our Computer System Validation program and go rapidly from total beginner to an advanced level CSV expert.

Check out our 10-Week Computer Systems Validation Course.

SALARY RANGE of €27k to €65k based on Irish job data.

Take this course to:

  • Retrain to work in the growing pharmaceutical and medical device industry
  • Learn to apply CSV to your projects immediately
  • Build on your industry experience and transform yourself into a highly specialized CSV professional

Available Jobs

Pennsylvania’s Pharma Jobs Board

Check out Pennsylvania’s largest jobs board focused exclusively on the pharmaceutical and medical device sector and see what jobs are available.
Check now for open positions. USA – Pennsylvania Jobs Board

Irish Pharmaceutical Jobs Board

Check out the Irelands largest pharmaceutical and medical device jobs board and see what jobs are available.
Check now for open positions. Irish Pharma Jobs Board

UK Pharma Jobs Board

Check out the UK’s largest jobs board focused exclusively on the pharmaceutical and medical device sector and see what jobs are available.
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