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Average Salary for Magna Automotive Employees

Aurora, Ontario-based Magna Automotive hires for positions ranging from Engineering Program Manager to Quality Manager in the manufacturing industry. Magna Automotive employees typically bring home $59K annually. Where you live primarily drives compensation; however, how long you've been working and what you do at the company are also reported as secondary influences on salary at Magna Automotive. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

How This Employer Pays

Magna Automotive typically pays:
below market

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Employer: Magna Automotive
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.
[-]Program Manager, Engineering (3)
$68,315 - $141,124  
[-]Program Manager, Engineering (3)
Salary$70,174 - $131,314  
Bonus$1,571 - $13,015  
Total Pay$68,315 - $141,124  
[+]Project Engineer (2)
$47,039 - $87,747  
[+]Project Engineer (2)
Salary$49,564 - $83,319  
Total Pay$47,039 - $87,747  
[+]Welder (2)
$22,299 - $51,420  
[+]Welder (2)
Total Pay$22,299 - $51,420  
[+]Product Engineer (2)
$55,009 - $109,587  
[+]Product Engineer (2)
Salary$55,939 - $105,098  
Total Pay$55,009 - $109,587  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 53
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Magna Automotive Details

337 Magna Drive
Aurora, Ontario


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


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Median pay is highest in Detroit (around $114K per year), followed by Greenville (approximately $93K), Lansing ($83K), and Novi ($80K). On the lower end is Toledo at about $52K. Pay rates in the United States are highest in the state of South Carolina, where they average to $86K annually.

Years of Experience

Those who stay for at least five years earn noticeably more; average salaries at that point reach around $61K. For the most part, a representative employee at Magna Automotive has been working for one to four years and makes about $52K per year.


The highest paychecks go to Engineering Program Managers, who earn $105K, closely trailed by Quality Managers ($97K) and Product Engineers ($81K).

Certifications and Degrees

OSHA Forklift Operator Certifications have significantly higher pay than non-accredited workers at approximately $54K. Magna Automotive compensates Bachelor of Science in Engineering-holders the most at $102K annually.


The highest-paying skill in this position seems to be Leadership; individuals who report it as part of the repertoire have a median income of around $150K. It's pretty common to find people here who know Project Management; just under one in three consider it a key competency. Employees also tend to know Engineering Design, Microsoft Office, and Microsoft Excel.

Benefits and Perks

For employees looking to save up for their golden years, Magna Automotive provides an optional 401(k) plan, and almost all workers participate. Perks cover health insurance for almost all employees and dental coverage for a solid majority of workers. Magna Automotive folks also make good use of a company cell phone, life insurance, and a casual working environment.

Key Stats

23 %
77 %
$32,431 - $99,995
$44,494 - $92,793
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more
Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

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