Entry-Level Automotive Engineer Salary

Entry-Level Automotive Engineers take home an average $69K annually. 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 $97K. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Most Entry-Level Automotive Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly one-fifth of professionals in this line of work do not receive benefits; however, a strong majority report medical coverage and a majority claim dental coverage as well. This report is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$41,417 - $91,562
$41K
$69K
$92K
MEDIAN: $69,113
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$14.71 - $41.86
$15
$28
$42
MEDIAN: $27.98
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$41,417 - $91,562  
   
Bonus
$979 - $10,161  
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $12,186  
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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$40,495 - $96,894  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 156
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$14.71 - $41.86  
   
Overtime
$21.11 - $66.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$979 - $10,161  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.49 - $12,186  
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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$40,495 - $96,894  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 31

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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.
Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
65%
5-9 years
14%
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Skills That Affect Automotive Engineer Salaries

Project Management
▲11%


Matlab
▲3%

Microsoft Word
▲3%

Microsoft Office
▲1%

Microsoft Excel
▲1%

National Average
$70,000

autodesk autocad
▼3%

AutoCAD
▼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: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 64%
vision benefits
Vision: 53%
no benefits
None: 21%
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