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San Carlos, California-based Tesla Motors hires for positions ranging from Mechanical Engineer to Purchasing Specialist in the automobile industry. Tesla Motors employees typically bring home $85K annually. How long you've been working is the biggest factor affecting pay for Tesla Motors workers, followed by your role at the company and geography. This synopsis is derived from the responses of individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.
Job (Number Reporting)
|$58,764 - $96,169|
|Salary||$61,249 - $92,566|
|Total Pay||$58,764 - $96,169|
|$53,112 - $110,240|
|Salary||$51,576 - $93,243|
|Bonus||$960 - $19,462|
|Total Pay||$53,112 - $110,240|
|$47,309 - $103,860|
|Total Pay||$47,309 - $103,860|
|$45,726 - $101,421|
|Total Pay||$45,726 - $101,421|
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Oct 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 124
Those who stay for at least five years earn noticeably more; average salaries at that point reach about $90K. By and large, the biggest segment of Tesla Motors' workforce (36 percent) have been working for one to four years and take home $75K per year.
Materials Engineers earn the highest median pay at $125K, followed by Senior Electrical Engineers (around $105K), Senior Manufacturing Engineers (approximately $105K), and Manufacturing Engineers ($90K). Financial compensation for Purchasing Specialists is rather low — only about $75K — relative to the rest of the company.
Median pay is highest in San Jose ($109K annually), followed by Palo Alto ($100K), Fremont (approximately $87K), and San Francisco ($85K). Within the firm, employees working in California take home the most — around $90K per year on average.
Certified Six Sigma Black Belts receive bigger paychecks ($102K) than those without credentials. Microsoft Certified Professionals with credentials can live quite comfortably; salaries come in at $93K annually. Tesla Motors workers who hold a Doctorate (PhD) are also well compensated, earning about $120K on average.
Employees who count C among their skills tend to enjoy higher pay; the median for this group is approximately $113K. One of the more prevalent skills at Tesla Motors is Microsoft Excel, with one in six considering it a key competency. Engineering Design, Project Management, and CATIA were also reported by many survey participants.
Employees skew strongly male, with a male-to-female ratio of more than 3 to 1.
A majority of workers participate in the company's 401(k) retirement savings plan. The greater part of workers receive health insurance, and most workers get dental coverage. Some other perks are stock options, a stock purchase plan, a casual working environment, a company cell phone, and free drinks.
$45,958 - $115,767
$59,392 - $106,715
|Highly satisfied||Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
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