Product Development Engineer, Automotive Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Product Development Engineer, Automotive is $72,534 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.
Product Development Engineer, Automotive Total Pay (?
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$56,289 - $96,913
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MEDIAN: $72,533
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Product Development Engineer, Automotive Total Pay (?
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$23.98 - $43.68
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MEDIAN: $31.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$56,289 - $96,913  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,038  
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $8,642  
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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$56,763 - $97,844  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 354
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$20$40$60
Hourly Rate
$23.98 - $43.68  
   
Overtime
$29.37 - $58.79  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,038  
   
Profit Sharing
$493.16 - $8,642  
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).
)
$56,763 - $97,844  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 354
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Job Description for Product Development Engineer, Automotive

  • Collaborate with automotive stylists, market researchers, and other engineers to prepare product proposals.
  • Analyze existing automotive models for safety, performance, and feasibility.
  • Work with automotive assembly/manufacturing engineers to plan product that is easy to make, safe, and cost effective.
  • Produce assembly drawings, cost estimates, prototyping, and testing data per specifications.
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Pay by Experience Level for Product Development Engineer, Automotive

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Pay Difference By Location

Detroit
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Auburn Hills
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National Average
$74,000
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Experience Affects Product Development Engineer, Automotive Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$74,000

Skills That Affect Product Development Engineer, Automotive Salaries

Microsoft Excel
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Engineering Design
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Project Management
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Windows Operating System General Use
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Project
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National Average
$74,000
Microsoft Office
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AutoCAD
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Microsoft Word
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Matlab
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Gender

Female
9%
female alumni
 
Male
91%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
29%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 11%
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