Entry-Level Automotive Engineer Salary

Pay for Entry-Level Automotive Engineers sits in the ballpark of $69K per year. Overall cash earnings for Entry-Level Automotive Engineers stretch from $40K on the lower end to $96K near the top, and the heftiest packages can encompass around $10K from bonuses and $12K from profit sharing. Location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and more than half earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$40,907 - $89,876
$41K
$69K
$90K
MEDIAN: $68,802
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90%

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$14.61 - $42.43
$15
$28
$42
MEDIAN: $27.98
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$40,907 - $89,876  
   
Bonus
$253.42 - $10,077  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $12,417  
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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$40,263 - $95,786  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 157
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$14.61 - $42.43  
   
Overtime
$10.93 - $66.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$253.42 - $10,077  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $12,417  
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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$40,263 - $95,786  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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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
22%
1-4 years
66%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Automotive Engineer Salaries

Project Management
▲12%


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: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 19%
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