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Entry-Level Automotive Engineer Salary

Entry-Level Automotive Engineers can expect to earn an average of $61K per year. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$40,490 - $81,777
(Median)
40K
50K
61K
72K
82K
MEDIAN: $61,492
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$9.84 - $44.23
(Median)
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26
44
MEDIAN: $18.00
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90%

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National Salary Data

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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$40,490 - $81,777  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,411  
Profit Sharing
$100.00 - $3,000  
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).
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$34,512 - $84,833  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 118
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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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.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,411  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.00 - $3,000  
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).
)
$34,512 - $84,833  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 22
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Automotive Engineer Salaries

Matlab
up arrow 4%

Engineering Design
up arrow 3%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$62,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 72%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 9%