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Entry-Level Automotive Engineer Salary

Median pay for Entry-Level Automotive Engineers is around $61K per year. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and the larger part earn dental coverage. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$39,651 - $80,533
(Median)
$40K
$61K
$81K
MEDIAN: $61,214
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50%
90%

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$9.84 - $44.23
(Median)
$9
$18
$44
MEDIAN: $18.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary 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.
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,651 - $80,533  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,698  
Profit Sharing
$101.74 - $3,439  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$34,412 - $82,927  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 139
National Hourly Rate 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.
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$9.84 - $44.23  
   
Overtime
$15.00 - $46.60  
National Annualized 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.
)
$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,698  
   
Profit Sharing
$101.74 - $3,439  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$34,412 - $82,927  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 22

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Automotive Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 6%

Matlab
up arrow 6%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
0%

AutoCAD
0%

National Average
$61,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 69%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 11%
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