Entry-Level Product Development Engineer, Automotive Salary

An average Entry-Level Automotive Product Development Engineer can expect to take home roughly $69K per year. In the world of Entry-Level Automotive Product Development Engineers, overall income ranges from $56K near the bottom to $89K at the top; this can include more than $8K from bonuses and more than $5K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Entry-Level Automotive Product Development Engineers. A large number receive medical and dental insurance and a fair number get vision insurance. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$56,870 - $85,121
MEDIAN: $69,235

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$56,870 - $85,121  
$0.00 - $8,133  
Profit Sharing
$484.79 - $5,152  
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).
$55,525 - $89,497  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 83
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Skills That Affect Product Development Engineer, Automotive Salaries

Engineering Design

National Average

Microsoft Excel
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Project Management
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Microsoft Office
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Microsoft Word
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.


8 %
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 9%