Entry-Level Automotive Engineer Salary

Entry-Level Automotive Engineers can expect to earn an average of $64K per year. Total cash compensation to Entry-Level Automotive Engineers bottoms out near $37K and approaches $89K on the high end; the biggest paychecks include approximately $9K from bonuses and almost $13K from profit sharing. Most Entry-Level Automotive Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$39,833 - $84,045
(Median)
$40K
$64K
$84K
MEDIAN: $63,636
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90%

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$10.21 - $43.00
(Median)
$10
$23
$43
MEDIAN: $23.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Salary
$39,833 - $84,045  
   
Bonus
$100.00 - $9,102  
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $12,615  
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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$36,687 - $89,160  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 206
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$22$44$66
Hourly Rate
$10.21 - $43.00  
   
Overtime
$10.67 - $63.41  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$100.00 - $9,102  
   
Profit Sharing
$100.67 - $12,615  
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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$36,687 - $89,160  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 30
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Skills That Affect Automotive Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 6%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Matlab
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Excel
0%

National Average
$64,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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