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Updated: 9 Sep 2014
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Tesla Motors
1050 Bing Street
San Carlos, California 94070
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Tesla Motors typically pays its employees
above market
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 13 Tesla Motors votes.
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Employer: Tesla Motors
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[-]Mechanical Engineer (5)
$58,764 - $96,169  
[-]Mechanical Engineer (5)
Salary$61,249 - $92,566  
Total Pay$58,764 - $96,169  
[+]Senior Manufacturing Engineer (3)
$76,745 - $125,845  
[+]Senior Manufacturing Engineer (3)
Salary$81,700 - $119,572  
Total Pay$76,745 - $125,845  
[+]Technical Writer (3)
$47,309 - $103,860  
[+]Technical Writer (3)
Total Pay$47,309 - $103,860  
[+]Sales Specialist (2)
$27,624 - $69,379  
[+]Sales Specialist (2)
Bonus$271.21 - $9,729  
Total Pay$27,624 - $69,379  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 9 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 105

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Popular Perks 401(k), Stock options, Stock purchase plan 401(k), Paid holidays & vacation, Paid sick leave

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Salary:$62,544 - $98,099 $70,596 - $105,702
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1-4 years
5-9 years
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Top Degrees
Bachelor's Degree
42 salaries
$55,062 - $123,275
Bachelor of Science (BS / BSc), Mechanical Engineering (ME)
11 salaries
$64,920 - $112,877
Bachelor of Engineering (BEng / BE), Mechanical Engineering (ME)
7 salaries
$80,222 - $99,688
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
6 salaries
$59,738 - $100,189
Doctorate (PhD)
5 salaries
$88,234 - $130,137

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