The average hourly pay for an Entry-Level Engineering Intern is $16.49.
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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 s…Read more
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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Popular Skills for Engineering Intern
Avg. Hourly Rate
Skills in Engineering Design are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD, Computer Aided Design (CAD), Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.
Pay by Experience Level for Engineering Intern
An early career Engineering Intern with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $17.02 based on 1,063 salaries. A mid-career Engineering Intern with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.10 based on 36 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Engineering Intern in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 49.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Houston, Texas (15.2% more) and Boston, Massachusetts (11.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Chicago, Illinois (8.4% less).
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