Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does an Automotive Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$93,954 / yrTotal Pay
$76,720 / yrBase Pay
$17,234 / yrAdditional Pay

$93,954

 / yr
$54K$309K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Automotive Engineer is $93,954 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $76,720 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $17,234 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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$122,923 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Automotive Engineer?

Some related job titles are Automobile Engineer Salaries with median pay of $90,205, Automotive Design Engineer Salaries with median pay of $93,142, Automotive Embedded Software Engineer Salaries with median pay of $110,539, Automotive Technician Salaries with median pay of $67,723.

What are total pay estimates for an Automotive Engineer at different companies?

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Ford Motor Company
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Automotive EngineerSee 10 salaries from all locations

$90,616

 / yr

$84,744

 / yr

$83,930

 / yr

$85,648

 / yr

$76,862

 / yr

$87,813

 / yr

$83,665

 / yr

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$80,648

 / yr

$7,760

 / mo

$83,475

 / yr

$90,656

 / yr

$81,714

 / yr

$85,793

 / yr

$91,437

 / yr

$7,841

 / mo

$84,404

 / yr

$74,606

 / yr

$89,730

 / yr

$83,811

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What is the pay outlook for Engineering?

Engineering jobs are in high demand with workers receiving generous compensation packages and bonuses. Engineering offers ample opportunity for growth and development with transferable skills across an array of fields from software, supply chain and logistics to aerospace. Most roles require at least a bachelor’s degree. To remain competitive, job-seekers should consider specialization or skill-specific programs such as coding boot-camps or certifications.

Recent automotive engineer Salaries

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Engineer/Scientist

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$135,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$150,001

/yr

$150K | $1

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$140,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$76,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

15+ years
Yesterday
Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$22,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Engineer

United States of America

 | 10-14 years

$156,000

/yr

$125K | $31K

SubmittedYesterday

10-14 years
Yesterday
Engineering Development Program

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$96,318

/yr

$80K | $16K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$97,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday

Automotive Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for an Automotive Engineer is $76,720 per year in United States. Filter by location to see an Automotive Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 172 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by an Automotive Engineer employees.

The highest salary for an Automotive Engineer in United States is $112,356 per year.

The lowest salary for an Automotive Engineer in United States is $52,387 per year.

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