Average Salary for Magna Automotive Employees

Headquartered in Aurora, Ontario, Magna Automotive offers a range of employment opportunities in the manufacturing sector, from Engineering Program Manager to Product Engineer. The average Magna Automotive employee earns $61K per year. Geography primarily drives compensation; however, your experience level and your job title are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Magna Automotive. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

How This Employer Pays

Magna Automotive typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Magna Automotive
Average Salary Range by Job
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National Data (?
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[-]Program Manager, Engineering (4)
$65,811 - $146,396  
[-]Program Manager, Engineering (4)
Salary$70,008 - $140,346  
Bonus$1,593 - $13,637  
Total Pay$65,811 - $146,396  
[+]Quality Manager (2)
$58,026 - $138,555  
[+]Quality Manager (2)
Salary$59,674 - $125,999  
Total Pay$58,026 - $138,555  
[+]Project Engineer (2)
$46,833 - $87,764  
[+]Project Engineer (2)
Salary$48,337 - $82,669  
Total Pay$46,833 - $87,764  
[+]Maintenance Supervisor (2)
$34,460 - $111,236  
[+]Maintenance Supervisor (2)
Salary$40,903 - $109,943  
Total Pay$34,460 - $111,236  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 21 Nov 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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About This Company

337 Magna Drive
Aurora, Ontario 


Manufacturing, Motor Vehicle Body Manufacturing, Motor Vehicle Parts and Accessories


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When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($120K annually) can be spotted in Troy; Detroit (around $114K), Novi (about $100K), and Greenville (approximately $93K) are the next top-paying cities. Those interested in increasing earning potential should avoid the city of Toledo — at $52K, salaries are some of the lowest in the country. The highest pay by state can be found in South Carolina, where salaries average out at $86K per year.

Years of Experience

Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can typically make approximately $52K. Five to nine years of work experience seem to result in median wages of $60K. When we consider tenure, a substantial portion of employees (32 percent) have been working for 20 years or more and make $102K annually.


Engineering Program Managers represent the higher end of the earnings spectrum — in fact, median pay for this job is the highest at about $107K — though Quality Managers, Product Engineers, and Maintenance Supervisors also do fairly well at $97K, around $81K, and $65K, respectively. Project Engineers are among the lowest paid at approximately $65K.

Certifications and Degrees

General Journeyman Electricians have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at about $65K. Bigger paychecks are awarded to OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications with credentials; these people typically earn $54K per year. It pays to have a Bachelor of Science in Engineering at Magna Automotive — these employees make the most at $102K annually.


In this role, the best-paying skill appears to be Customer Relationship Management; individuals who claim it among their capabilities enjoy a higher median salary of around $115K. One of the more prevalent skills at Magna Automotive is Project Management, with just under a third considering it a key competency. Employees also tend to know Microsoft Office, Engineering Design, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

Almost all employees save for retirement through Magna Automotive's 401(k) plan. Almost all workers have health insurance, and benefits for a solid majority of workers also include dental insurance. Advantages of working here also include a subsidized cell phone, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats for Magna Automotive


21 %
79 %
$32,431 - $99,995
$44,952 - $96,853
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

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