Entry-Level Automotive Engineer Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Automotive Engineers sits in the ballpark of $61K per year. In the world of Entry-Level Automotive Engineers, overall cash allowance can occasionally include more than $8K from bonuses and, in some exceptional cases, $12K from profit sharing, causing incomes to vary widely between $34K and $82K. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. Work is enjoyable for Entry-Level Automotive Engineers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$39,531 - $79,987
(Median)
$40K
$61K
$80K
MEDIAN: $61,434
10%
50%
90%

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$9.86 - $45.25
(Median)
$9
$20
$45
MEDIAN: $19.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$39,531 - $79,987  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,000  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $11,920  
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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$34,444 - $82,090  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 146
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$9.86 - $45.25  
   
Overtime
$16.50 - $46.60  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,000  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $11,920  
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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$34,444 - $82,090  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 23
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Automotive Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 5%

Matlab
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$62,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 12%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 87% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 12%
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