Automotive Engineers with Engineering Design skills pull down an average of $80K per year. Total incomes of Automotive Engineers with Engineering Design skills incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $15K from bonuses and close to $10K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $53K and $114K. While the particular city and the particular employer impact pay for this group, experience level is the most influential factor. Medical benefits are awarded to a fair number, and the greater part earn dental coverage. Job satisfaction for Automotive Engineers with Engineering Design skills is high. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,825 - $104,316
$52K
$80K
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MEDIAN: $79,677
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$15.20 - $52.37
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,825 - $104,316  
   
Bonus
$102.13 - $14,681  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,256  
Total Pay (?
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$52,711 - $113,846  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 78
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$70$140$210
Hourly Rate
$15.20 - $52.37  
   
Overtime
$10.14 - $197.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$140K$280K$420K
Bonus
$102.13 - $14,681  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $10,256  
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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$52,711 - $113,846  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Engineer

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


For Automotive Engineers with Engineering Design skills, more experience in the field does not usually mean bigger paychecks. Relatively untried employees who have fewer than five years of experience earn around $73K on average. People who have worked for five to 10 years can expect a higher median salary of $84K. Between one and two decades on the job, average salaries pass the six-figure mark at around $102K. Automotive Engineers with Engineering Design skills who have stuck around for more than two decades see earnings that are only slightly higher than those of folks who have worked for 10 to 20 years; the more senior group makes around $109K on average.

Key Stats for Automotive Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
038
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
10%
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Experience Affects Automotive Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 32%

Experienced
up arrow 24%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$82,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
18%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 80%
dental benefits
Dental: 68%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
dental benefits
None: 18%
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