Average Entry-Level Automotive Engineers make around $68K per year. Total incomes of Entry-Level Automotive Engineers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $10K from bonuses and close to $12K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $40K and $95K. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. A fair number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and the greater part collect dental insurance. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$40,512 - $89,320
$41K
$68K
$89K
MEDIAN: $68,213
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90%

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$14.55 - $42.71
$15
$28
$43
MEDIAN: $28.19
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$40,512 - $89,320  
   
Bonus
$253.42 - $10,077  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $12,453  
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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$39,994 - $95,171  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 165
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$14.55 - $42.71  
   
Overtime
$10.93 - $66.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$253.42 - $10,077  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $12,453  
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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$39,994 - $95,171  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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Key Stats for Automotive Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
066
Less than 1 year
20%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Automotive Engineer Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 10%

Engineering Design
up arrow 6%

Matlab
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Office
0%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$69,000

autodesk autocad
up arrow 4%

AutoCAD
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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