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Average Salary for Magna Automotive Employees

Operating out of Aurora, Ontario, manufacturing company Magna Automotive employs talent in positions ranging from Engineering Program Manager to Quality Manager. The median salary at Magna Automotive is $69K per year. Though where you live and your role at the company are influential salary factors for those at Magna Automotive, your experience level turns out to have the greatest impact on paycheck size. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

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Magna Automotive typically pays:
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Employer: Magna Automotive
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.
[-]Program Manager, Engineering (4)
$67,041 - $153,253  
[-]Program Manager, Engineering (4)
Salary$70,197 - $142,620  
Bonus$1,646 - $14,416  
Total Pay$67,041 - $153,253  
[+]Quality Manager (3)
$59,757 - $149,381  
[+]Quality Manager (3)
Salary$60,901 - $135,694  
Bonus$2,413 - $23,827  
Total Pay$59,757 - $149,381  
[+]Project Engineer (2)
$47,140 - $88,339  
[+]Project Engineer (2)
Salary$48,236 - $82,596  
Total Pay$47,140 - $88,339  
[+]Assembly Line Worker, Factory (2)
$16,447 - $38,043  
[+]Assembly Line Worker, Factory (2)
Total Pay$16,447 - $38,043  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 30 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 75

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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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Years of Experience

Survey participants who have worked at Magna Automotive for between five and 10 years earn approximately $60K annually on average. Workers who have been with the company for more than one year but less than five can make about $55K per year on average. The greater proportion of employees (35 percent) report 20 years or more of experience and bring home median pay of around $100K annually.


When it comes to location, the highest average paycheck ($115K per year) can be spotted in Troy, Mich.; Toledo, Ohio ($100K), Detroit, Mich. ($96K), and Greenville, S.C. (about $86K) are the next top-paying cities. Approaching the lower end of the pay scale (at $70K) is Grand Rapids, Mich. Across its U.S. offices, the state of Michigan pays Magna Automotive the most — $83K annually on average.


Bringing in the most money are Engineering Program Managers — their earnings average approximately $107K per year. Quality Managers are a close second at around $98K along with Maintenance Supervisors ($65K) and Project Engineers (around $65K).

Certifications and Degrees

Those lacking certification bring in much lower salaries than Certified Six Sigma Green Belts, who make approximately $85K annually. OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications also rank high on the pay scale, with expected average earnings of $68K per year. Magna Automotive workers who hold a Bachelor of Science in Engineering are also well compensated, earning about $102K on average.


In this position, it pays to have Program Management in your toolkit; employees who claim proficiency enjoy a higher median salary of $132K annually. A skill that is commonly seen around here is Project Management; one in four deem it necessary for work. Microsoft Office, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft Word were also reported by many survey participants.

Benefits and Perks

The benefits packages at Magna Automotive can sometimes lack paid time off; a sixth of workers get paid vacation days, and 8 percent receive paid sick leave. For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Magna Automotive provides an optional 401(k) plan, and a large number of survey participants participate. Most respondents receive health insurance, and a fair number of workers get dental coverage. A few more workplace perks are a subsidized cell phone, a casual working environment, flexible hours, and 401(a).

Key Stats for Magna Automotive


24 %
76 %
$23,741 - $98,870
$43,867 - $97,819
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 17 votes.
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