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Average Salary for Harley-Davidson Motor Company Employees

Based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, motorsports industry player Harley-Davidson Motor Company offers many employment opportunities, including Senior Project Engineer and Retail Store Manager positions. A typical Harley-Davidson Motor Company employee can expect to make $57K per year. What you do at the company influences pay for Harley-Davidson Motor Company workers the most, followed by your city and your experience level. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

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Employer: Harley-Davidson Motor Company
Average Salary Range by Job
Job (Number Reporting)
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)
$83,224 - $140,292  
[-]Senior Project Engineer (3)
Salary$78,595 - $125,820  
Bonus$1,388 - $14,937  
Total Pay$83,224 - $140,292  
[+]Financial Controller (2)
$41,396 - $85,208  
[+]Financial Controller (2)
Total Pay$41,396 - $85,208  
[+]Retail Store Manager (2)
$21,451 - $42,604  
[+]Retail Store Manager (2)
Salary$21,275 - $38,467  
Bonus$356.15 - $6,180  
Total Pay$21,451 - $42,604  
[+]Manufacturing Engineer (2)
$61,687 - $107,768  
[+]Manufacturing Engineer (2)
Salary$61,589 - $101,994  
Total Pay$61,687 - $107,768  
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XPrecise ranges are calculated based on validated data submitted by employees in this job at this company.
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XWhen PayScale has limited employee-submitted data, we base estimated ranges on a broader set of relevant employee profiles to calculate the most accurate ranges for this job at this company.
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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Harley-Davidson Motor Company Details

Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53208




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Senior Project Engineers are awarded the highest paychecks, with compensation nearing around $98K; Manufacturing Engineers are next on the list, bringing in close to $84K, followed by Automotive Service Managers earning $38K and Retail Store Managers making $27K.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck (about $111K annually) can be spotted in Miami; the company's headquarter city of Milwaukee (approximately $80K), Wauwatosa ($80K), and Kansas City ($58K) are the next top-paying cities. By state, Wisconsin offers the highest pay at around $83K per year.

Years of Experience

Between the one and five year mark, pay is typically approximately $46K. For the most part, a representative employee at Harley-Davidson Motor Company has been working for five to nine years and makes $81K annually.

Certifications and Degrees

Certified Professional Engineer s are compensated at a much higher rate than non-authorized workers, bringing in close to about $117K. Becoming a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt can certainly pay off here; those folks make $90K. At Harley-Davidson Motor Company, employees who hold a Master of Business Administration (MBA), Business Administration receive the highest salaries at around $84K.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Business Analysis; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of approximately $97K. Folks here also tend to know Project Management; on the survey, about a fourth of workers named it in their skills portfolios. Many workers usually know Microsoft Excel, Customer Service, and Engineering Design as well.

Benefits and Perks

Paid time off is in short supply here, with only half of workers receiving paid vacation and 31 percent receiving paid sick days. A fair portion of workers save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for most workers, and more than half of workers report receiving dental coverage as well. Some other perks are a casual working environment, gym membership, a subsidized cell phone, and tuition reimbursement.

Key Stats

42 %
58 %
$24,903 - $74,301
$38,798 - $94,600
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 22 votes.

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