Average Salary for Harley-Davidson Motor Company Employees

Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisc., Harley-Davidson Motor Company offers a range of employment opportunities in the motorsports, from Senior Project Engineer to Manufacturing Engineer. An average Harley-Davidson Motor Company employee can expect to make $73K annually. Though how long you've been working and where you live are influential salary factors for those at Harley-Davidson Motor Company, what you do at the company turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. The data for this overview comes from answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53208




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Earning approximately $140K per year on average, IT Enterprise Architects receive the most money, followed by Senior Project Engineers ($98K), Process Improvement Managers ($96K), and Manufacturing Engineers ($84K).

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make around $55K annually on average. Respondents who have been working for five to nine years make about $87K per year on average. The largest fraction of Harley-Davidson Motor Company people (33 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and earn $84K annually on average.


Within the company, workers earn the highest salaries (an average of $91K per year) in Wisconsin.

Certifications and Degrees

Being a Certified Professional Engineer certainly has its perks — salaries approach around $117K annually and far exceed the paychecks of those without certification. Certified Six Sigma Black Belts also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of approximately $90K per year. Harley-Davidson Motor Company compensates Master of Business Administration (MBA)-holders the most at $84K annually.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Product Development; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of about $98K per year. Project Management is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just over a fifth of Harley-Davidson Motor Company's people use it regularly. Inventory Management, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Excel are also desirable skills.

Benefits and Perks

As part of compensation, Harley-Davidson Motor Company gives paid vacation to 38 percent and paid sick leave to one in four employees. To plan for old age, most survey participants maintain savings accounts through the company's 401(k) plan. Most workers report having health insurance, and most employees report having dental coverage. Privileges also include a casual working environment, gym membership, a company cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

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Key Stats for Harley-Davidson Motor Company


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$27,148 - $100,300
$46,369 - $97,011
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20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 9 votes.

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