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Automotive Engineer Salary with Engineering Design skills

Very senior Automotive Engineers with Engineering Design skills rake in top-notch pay; their $94K-salary trumps the national average for others in this profession ($71K per year). The average beginner in this position makes around $65K, but folks who have been around for five to 10 years see a markedly higher median salary of $86K. Automotive Engineers with Engineering Design skills see a median salary of $86K after reaching one to two decades on the job. Seasoned workers who boast more than two decades of relevant experience enjoy a median salary of $94K, which is substantially larger than the medians reported by folks with fewer years on their resumes. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$44,303 - $96,882
(Median)
$44K
$71K
$97K
MEDIAN: $71,235
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$12.82 - $51.28
(Median)
$13
$31
$51
MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$44,303 - $96,882  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,834  
Profit Sharing
$194.89 - $9,899  
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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$42,138 - $102,807  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 95
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$12.82 - $51.28  
   
Overtime
$39.20 - $65.13  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,834  
   
Profit Sharing
$194.89 - $9,899  
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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$42,138 - $102,807  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 17

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Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Engineer with Engineering Design skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Automotive Engineer with Engineering Design skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$76,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 24 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 98% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 2%
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