The average hourly pay for an Engineering Intern with Microsoft Word skills is $16.54.
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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, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.
Pay by Experience Level for Engineering Intern
An entry-level Engineering Intern with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.18 based on 90 salaries. An early career Engineering Intern with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $16.16 based on 130 salaries. A mid-career Engineering Intern with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.60 based on 6 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Engineering Intern in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 23.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (18.8% more) and Los Angeles, California (7.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Grand Rapids, Michigan (24.4% less).
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