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Engineering Intern Salary

The average wage for an Engineering Intern is $16.47 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are C, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and Java. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.
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$31,232 - $67,638
(Median)
$31K
$48K
$68K
MEDIAN: $48,184
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$11.21 - $23.59
(Median)
$11
$16
$24
MEDIAN: $16.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$31,232 - $67,638  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,900  
Profit Sharing
$35.03 - $3,878  
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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$24,358 - $55,238  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 172
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.21 - $23.59  
   
Overtime
$17.31 - $35.68  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,900  
   
Profit Sharing
$35.03 - $3,878  
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).
)
$24,358 - $55,238  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 669

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Job Description for Engineering Intern

An engineering intern is either a student or recent graduate in an engineering discipline at a university. As part of a temporary employment agreement, companies hire interns in engineering and place them in departments that typically require engineering degrees and experience. The engineering intern then works alongside regular engineering employees to learn about their day-to-day job responsibilities, and assists them on a variety of projects and tasks as the senior engineers and supervisors see fit.

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Engineering Intern Tasks

  • Clean, move, and maintain equipment and supplies.
  • Assist team with administrative tasks and project documentation.
  • Perform limited data collection and analysis, including modeling.
  • Run tests and validity checks on data, equipment, or software.

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Experience Affects Engineering Intern Salaries


National Average
$37,000


Skills That Affect Engineering Intern Salaries

C
up arrow 32%

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
up arrow 16%

Java
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%

Project Management
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Engineering Design
up arrow 5%

Matlab
up arrow 5%

National Average
$37,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

AutoCAD
up arrow 3%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 5%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 6%

SolidWorks
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 130 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
37%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
3%
10-19 years
1%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 26% dental benefits Dental: 19%
vision benefits Vision: 16% employee benefits None: 73%
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