Although Automotive Engineers with Engineering Design skills across the nation make a median of $72K per year, very experienced workers can earn a generous $90K. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $64K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $88K. Automotive Engineers with Engineering Design skills bring in $82K after working for 10 to 20 years. Old hands who claim more than two decades on the job enjoy average earnings of $90K. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey
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