A high salary does not necessarily mean high satisfaction.

After graduation, automotive engineering technology graduates typically earn high salaries compared to the national average. Top earners make $96,641, while the bottom 20% make closer to $44,918. The median grad salary is $65,886.

Automotive Engineering Technology graduate salaries over time

The typical early career salary for someone with a bachelor’s degree in automotive engineering technology is $59,853, and within five years of graduation, this average salary goes up to $58,810.

This chart maps the average workforce wage by years of experience:

Wage ($USD)

Wage Range Median Wage

Years of work experience

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