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How Much Does a Vehicle Controls Engineer Earn In The United States?

Average Yearly Salary
Updated December 31, 2020
$84,000
$56,000
$84,000
$126,000
Vehicle controls engineers in the United States make an average salary of $84,819 per year or $40.78 per hour. People on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $56,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $126,000. As most things go, location can be critical. Alaska, California, Texas, Massachusetts, and Arizona provide the highest vehicle controls engineer salaries.
Best Paying Cities
Boston, MA
$94,567
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Where Vehicle Controls Engineers Earn The Most

The darker areas on the map show where vehicle controls engineers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

Average Salary

How Much Do Vehicle Controls Engineers Earn In Different Cities?

While a vehicle controls engineer can average a salary of $84,819 per year, or $40.78 per hour, there are many opportunities for vehicle controls engineers to make more. For example, in San Francisco, CA you might make $124,631 per year. Other high-paying locations include Boston, MA, Phoenix, AZ and Reston, VA. If you're in an entry-level position, your best bet is to move to San Francisco, CA where the average starting salary is $80,000. The highest paying states for vehicle controls engineers include Alaska, California and Texas. Meanwhile, Missouri, Wisconsin, and Arkansas offer the lowest salaries.
City
Average Salary

San Francisco, CA

Salary Range99k - 156k$125k$124,631

Boston, MA

Salary Range75k - 118k$95k$94,567

Phoenix, AZ

Salary Range73k - 116k$92k$92,327

Reston, VA

Salary Range70k - 110k$88k$88,408

Las Cruces, NM

Salary Range67k - 108k$86k$85,717

Dearborn, MI

Salary Range64k - 98k$80k$79,813

Denver, CO

Salary Range61k - 94k$76k$75,902

Elyria, OH

Salary Range58k - 90k$73k$72,962
$58k
$156k

High Paying Vehicle Controls Engineer Jobs

Which Companies Pay Vehicle Controls Engineers The Most?

To earn a high income as a vehicle controls engineer, working for Technology Resources or Boeing might be your best bet, as they are the highest paying companies in this field. In addition, companies like Faraday Holdings and FCA Us report highly competitive salaries for vehicle controls engineers.
Company
Average Salary
Technology Resources
Salary Range106k - 125k$116k$115,745
Boeing
Salary Range97k - 130k$113k$113,109
Faraday Holdings
Salary Range81k - 109k$94k$94,433
FCA Us
Salary Range87k - 101k$94k$94,044
Randstad USA
Salary Range73k - 104k$88k$87,729
RGBSI
Salary Range76k - 99k$87k$87,322
Tesla
Salary Range74k - 97k$85k$85,438
Altair
Salary Range71k - 96k$83k$83,328
Textron
Salary Range70k - 98k$83k$83,181
Ford Motor Company
Salary Range71k - 94k$82k$82,294
$61k
$130k

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    How Experience Affects Vehicle Controls Engineer Salaries

    The salary for a vehicle controls engineer can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

    Recently Added Vehicle Controls Engineer Salaries

    CompanyJobLocationDate AddedSalary
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    Norfolk, VA
    Norfolk, VA
    12/05/2019
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    $78,000
    $78,000
    12/05/2019
    Vehicle Controls Engineer
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    Pueblo, CO
    Pueblo, CO
    10/28/2019
    10/28/2019
    $59,981
    $59,981
    10/28/2019
    Vehicle Controls Engineer
    Vehicle Controls Engineer
    Salem, OR
    Salem, OR
    09/26/2019
    09/26/2019
    $51,264
    $51,264
    09/26/2019
    Vehicle Dynamics Engineer
    Vehicle Dynamics Engineer
    Chelsea, MI
    Chelsea, MI
    08/07/2019
    08/07/2019
    $80,538
    $80,538
    08/07/2019
    Vehicle Controls Engineer
    Vehicle Controls Engineer
    Dearborn, MI
    Dearborn, MI
    06/25/2019
    06/25/2019
    $73,045
    $73,045
    06/25/2019
    Engineer 2, Controls Vehicle
    Engineer 2, Controls Vehicle
    Elyria, OH
    Elyria, OH
    06/18/2019
    06/18/2019
    $84,300
    $84,300
    06/18/2019
    Vehicle Controls and Development Engineer
    Vehicle Controls and Development Engineer
    Auburn Hills, MI
    Auburn Hills, MI
    06/07/2019
    06/07/2019
    $93,829
    $93,829
    06/07/2019
    Vehicle Controls Engineer
    Vehicle Controls Engineer
    Dearborn, MI
    Dearborn, MI
    06/07/2019
    06/07/2019
    $73,045
    $73,045
    06/07/2019
    Vehicle Controls Engineer
    Vehicle Controls Engineer
    Gulf Breeze, FL
    Gulf Breeze, FL
    06/04/2019
    06/04/2019
    $78,000
    $78,000
    06/04/2019
    Engineer 2, Controls Vehicle
    Engineer 2, Controls Vehicle
    Elyria, OH
    Elyria, OH
    06/03/2019
    06/03/2019
    $79,000
    $79,000
    06/03/2019