Automotive Designer Salary
An Automotive Designer earns an average salary of $74,228 per year.
|Salary||$48,519 - $118,359|
|Bonus||$19.87 - $14,795|
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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).)
|$34,683 - $120,123|
|Hourly Rate||$15.20 - $66.98|
|Overtime||$21.29 - $147.95|
|Bonus||$19.87 - $14,795|
|Total Pay (||$34,683 - $120,123|
Job Description for Automotive Designer
Automotive designers work in the automotive industry to develop the cars that we eventually see driving on the road.Read More...
There is a wide range of duties associated with this position, from using computer programs for model-design and resolving mechanical programs to building prototypes and preparing the necessary materials. This position requires a great deal of mental effort, and these designers spend most days in an office on a computer or working in the shop. They must be able to work independently but also on teams, as many automotive employers hire multiple designers.
Automotive designers should be team players in order to create the best-looking and most efficient cars to be sold on the market. This position typically requires a bachelor's degree in engineering and/or relevant prior experience, and the hours and shifts can vary, though they can generally expect a regular work-day and even some work at home depending on the employer. (Copyright 2017 PayScale.com)
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Pay by Experience Level for Automotive Designer
Pay by Experience for an Automotive Designer has a positive trend. An entry-level Automotive Designer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 28 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Automotive Designer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $94,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Automotive Designer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $90,000 based on 17 salaries. An Automotive Designer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $102,000 based on 13 salaries.
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