Engineering Intern Salary

The average wage for an Engineering Intern is $16.05 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Java, Python, C programming Language, and C++ Programming Language. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.
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$28,719 - $71,484
$29K
$48K
$71K
MEDIAN: $48,462
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$11.72 - $24.34
$12
$16
$24
MEDIAN: $16.05
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Salary
$28,719 - $71,484  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,591  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $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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$24,576 - $54,322  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 128
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$12$24$36
Hourly Rate
$11.72 - $24.34  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.35  
Overtime
$16.04 - $35.13  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$24K$48K$72K
Bonus
$0.00 - $2,591  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $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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$24,576 - $54,322  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 815

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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

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

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $35,595

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Engineering Intern Reviews

Q: What is it like working as an Engineering Intern?

Engineering Intern in Austin:
"Internship concurrent with college."
Pros: Great work environment. Interns actually do useful work as opposed to getting people coffee. Numerous opportunities to learn things they don't teach in college.
Cons: Office is a bit understaffed, no project gets more than a few people on it.

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Key Stats for Engineering Intern

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.
Less than 1 year
39%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
2%
10-19 years
0%
20 years or more
0%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Engineering Intern Salaries

▲17%

▼0%

National Average
$36,000

Skills That Affect Engineering Intern Salaries

Java
▲26%

Python
▲20%

C programming Language
▲20%

C++ Programming Language
▲15%

Project Management
▲7%

Matlab
▲2%


Microsoft Word
▲1%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▼0%

National Average
$36,000



▼4%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼4%

▼7%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 66 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
39%
1-4 years
59%
5-9 years
2%
10-19 years
0%
20 years or more
0%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 21%
dental benefits
Dental: 15%
vision benefits
Vision: 12%
no benefits
None: 77%