Average Salary for Harley-Davidson Motor Company Employees

Milwaukee, Wisc.-based Harley-Davidson Motor Company hires for positions ranging from Senior Project Engineer to Retail Store Manager in the motorsports industry. The average Harley-Davidson Motor Company employee earns $60K annually. Your role at the company influences pay for Harley-Davidson Motor Company workers the most, followed by where you live and how long you've been working. This synopsis is derived from responses to the PayScale's salary survey.

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Employer: Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
[-]Senior Project Engineer (3)
$82,679 - $141,194  
[-]Senior Project Engineer (3)
Salary$78,883 - $125,903  
Bonus$1,416 - $15,769  
Total Pay$82,679 - $141,194  
[+]Financial Controller (2)
$41,626 - $86,603  
[+]Financial Controller (2)
Total Pay$41,626 - $86,603  
[+]Retail Store Manager (2)
$21,351 - $42,148  
[+]Retail Store Manager (2)
Salary$20,943 - $38,194  
Bonus$313.65 - $6,904  
Total Pay$21,351 - $42,148  
[+]Manufacturing Engineer (2)
$62,046 - $109,464  
[+]Manufacturing Engineer (2)
Salary$61,849 - $102,032  
Total Pay$62,046 - $109,464  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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About This Company

Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53208




Harley-Davidson Inc

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Senior Project Engineers earn the highest median pay at $98K, followed by Manufacturing Engineers ($84K), Automotive Service Managers (about $38K), and Retail Store Managers (around $27K).


Median pay is highest in Miami (approximately $111K per year), followed by the company's headquarter city of Milwaukee ($82K), Wauwatosa (about $80K), and Kansas City (approximately $59K). By state, Harley-Davidson Motor Company employees make the most in Wisconsin, earning $84K annually on average.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make around $52K. The largest fraction of Harley-Davidson Motor Company people (32 percent) have been working for five to nine years and earn $81K per year.

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Professional Engineers, who make $117K. Bigger paychecks are awarded to Certified Six Sigma Black Belts with credentials; these people typically earn $90K annually. At Harley-Davidson Motor Company, employees who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration receive the highest salaries at around $84K.


When it comes to skills, employees who report Business Analysis among their abilities seem to make the most, reporting a median income of $97K. A relatively widespread skill at Harley-Davidson Motor Company is Project Management; just under one in four of employees use it for work. Some other standard skills here are Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, and Engineering Design.

Benefits and Perks

One-half of workers receive paid vacation, and only a third of workers get sick leave. Most workers allocate some part of their earnings to the company-sponsored 401(k) savings plan. A fair portion of workers report having health insurance, and a majority of workers report having dental coverage. The company also dishes out perks such as a casual working environment, gym membership, tuition reimbursement, and a company cell phone.

Key Stats for Harley-Davidson Motor Company


41 %
59 %
$24,793 - $76,066
$38,798 - $94,600
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

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