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Entry-Level Automotive Engineer Salary

Entry-Level Automotive Engineers take home approximately $61K per year on average. For the most part, Entry-Level Automotive Engineers enjoy their work and report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a majority collect dental insurance. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$39,777 - $80,547
(Median)
$40K
$61K
$81K
MEDIAN: $61,213
10%
50%
90%

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$9.84 - $44.23
(Median)
$9
$18
$44
MEDIAN: $18.00
10%
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
$39,777 - $80,547  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,362  
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).
)
$34,412 - $82,927  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 129
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 - $6,362  
   
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).
)
$34,412 - $82,927  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 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 2%

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
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 68%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 11%