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💲How Much Can You Earn as an Automotive Engineer (Mechanical Engineering)

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*Support 99Vehicles TV - https://www.paypal.me/99VehiclesTV ***Gear Used (Affiliate)*** Rode VideoMicro - http://amzn.to/2vPBYyY Panasonic DMC G7 - http://amzn.to/2vQ28li Chuki Beats - Music - https://www.youtube.com/user/CHUKImusic How Much Can You Earn as an Automotive Engineer? Hmmm... Though question to answer. It's not that easy to get an Engineering degree, you need to put a lot of effort, and you need to study a lot. First of all, if you're not into math and logical thinking, engineering isn't the right place for you. As an Automotive Engineer, you have plenty of job opportunities, but just like in any industry, it's really tough at the beginning when you don't have any working experience. To gain experience at first, it would be highly recommended to attend internships or even work as a volunteer. Now let's get a bit into numbers. On average, a junior automotive engineer should expect anywhere from 1200 to 1700 euros per month in Europe, but it really depends on the country that you live in. Unfortunately, Romania has a low GDP, and as a junior Automotive Engineer here you are paid between 300 and 600 euros per month. I believe in the United States you could also expect around $1,500 at the beginning. When you gain at least 3 years experience, things start to change. In Europe you should see over 2,000 euros. Senior Automotive Engineers should expect around 3 to 4 thousand euros per month in Europe and around 3 to 5 thousand dollars in the United States. I think the average salary for an Automotive Engineer around the world is around $2,500, which isn't that much in my opinion. You can make a decent living, but it won't make you a millionaire. I would say that the maximum salary that you could earn as an Automotive Engineer is around $15,000 per month, but this happens only if you are in Elite positions. Something like a Chief Designer at BMW, or a Chief Project Manager at Lamborghini. These kind of jobs are rare, so if you're planning to get into Engineering and get rich quickly, study something else. The most common jobs that I've seen for Automotive Engineers are: - designers in Computer Aided Design for car parts - quality checkers - logistics - work at Car Dealers or Car Shops In Romania, if you have an Automotive Engineering degree, you have the rights to work as a MOT tester like I do. I don't know how things work in other countries, but I believe you have other opportunities as well. Engineering isn't as paid as IT, programming or web development. Engineering is strictly for those who love science, and the automotive specialty is for those who love cars. I absolutely denied working in a factory, I feel imprisoned there, honestly. I have studied Automotive Engineering, because I really have a passion for cars and I wanted to get a better understanding of them. If you have the right mindset, you can make money in many other ways, a degree should just open your mind a little bit, but it shouldn't limit you. Before I got into this Engineering thing, I had lots of plans, I thought I could work abroad for different companies, but trust me, elite jobs will never be available for regular people so easily. The jobs that you will always find available are the hardest ones and the least paid. I met people who had great jobs as Engineers, but those kinds of people are rare. So, who is Automotive Engineering for? If you love science, math, physics and cars If you want to learn Computer Aided Design If you want to start your own business and you need a Degree to learn more about how things work If you love cars and you have knowledge about cars If you are all about the money, this degree isn't for you, trust me. If you're all about the money, you should study marketing, web development, IT, programming, app development, things like that. I face a lot of struggles before I graduated, I changed 2 jobs in this area, and I currently work as a MOT tester and I also diagnose and test cars. It's not the best job in the world, but it's fine at the moment. Music Credit - Chuki Beats
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Dreamer Gamer (24 days ago)
so what type of math should i learn
muslim tums. (23 days ago)
I’m looking for the same question .. And I want to know the type of physics I should learn..
Ishan Jarwal (1 month ago)
Hi I m a 14 yrs boy from India And a true car lover How much experience do you have and how much do you earn per month
Yin Cheung Lau (1 month ago)
I've been obsessed with cars since the age of 4. So, I would say that car is my life. I'm studying maths and physics at the moment but I'm not exactly good at them. Do you guys think that I should get an Automotive Engineering degree next year when I go to uni? I have a passion with cars, would it be too late for me to drill into physics and maths now?
AndreaMixx (2 months ago)
I'm studing for ElectroAuto... end in my place Albania paid good.. but my dream is big.. I like dhe electric... in Germany I heard paid very good. are you agree?
Sujith Subramanyam (2 months ago)
Hyy! What if I do masters in automotive and bachelor's degree in Mechanical,How much salary can I expect? Would it be as low as u said or higher??
M ZUNAIR TARIQ (3 months ago)
I want to modify cars so what should I do?
muslim tums. (23 days ago)
U should buy a car and try to make it in new look.. U will do it ..
Mumit kaiser (2 months ago)
Rekt M8 (3 months ago)
Great Video. I love Cars but i Hate Mathematics lol
HASTUR lifestyle (4 months ago)
Hey can I do mechanical engineering and than master's in management.. To become a sales manager???
Tanver Ahmed (4 months ago)
Can you give me your contact numbar??? I will contact u and discourses some automobile success in the whole world
iCrazyLemon (4 months ago)
Im not the best in math but i want to design cars.. Make cars better.. Faster.. And i would really want to work in Mac Laren.. So how much i would actually get paid or what should i do... I love cars.. I love science.. But not the best in math..so how much would i earn do you think that i should be an automotive engineer
尾生子煦 (7 months ago)
it's so damn difficult really. don't ever try this theres no gonig back . my passion is composing music and im studying this shit even i don't need a well payed job
99Vehicles TV (7 months ago)
You should do what you're passionate about. There are people who are passionate about engineering, cars, etc. We couldn't be all engineers, musicians, artists or doctors. Every person has a specific purpose in life, so we need to find our voice. It wasn't easy for me, either, but I enjoyed every moment of studying.
Ramzan Montana (7 months ago)
do you understand every little detail of a car after that knowledge that you have?  Could you simply start a porsche panamera without a key simply with ur knowledge?
Ramzan Montana (7 months ago)
Let's say that I am very interested in stealing  expensive cars to make the security even better (as a camouflage)  It shouldn't be hard to do so right? There are IT classes I guess at masters degree?  I have so many questions, I would love to talk to you in private if you don't mind
99Vehicles TV (7 months ago)
A degree gives you an idea as a whole about a domain. In my case, about cars. I test drive cars, run MOT tests, brake tests, emissions tests, I talk to clients, and a few other things. Don't imagine that a degree will make you an automotive God. To start a Porsche Panamera you need to work in the IT industry, it's a lot of tech in that car., and thus, security barriers. So, you want to steal Porsches, but you want a degree first?
Ashish Soni (7 months ago)
I am much interested can you get me job i will work hard and compl BE automotive engg
Ashish Soni (7 months ago)
I done BE automobile engg searching job still last 5 months
Tam Gary (8 months ago)
Which country you are?
99Vehicles TV (8 months ago)
Romania, Europe.
hj hfj (8 months ago)
fuck . the only thing i need i math !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Francois L (6 months ago)
Totally agree. Start from the beginning and "exercise" do a lot of practice. It took my years of catching up but I got my mechanical engineering degree. Dont let math stop you. Spend the time and you will enjoy it I promise.
99Vehicles TV (8 months ago)
If you really want to become an engineer, take math from the beginning, focus on what you don't understand. You have plenty of online courses, books, eBooks. You just need to exercise. Once you start understanding it, you will love it! I have always been a Grade A student at math, and it was like a drug. Once you understand it, you want to understand even more. It's totally possible.
Hassan Al tamimi (8 months ago)
What i want to know is should i study mechanical eng than automotive eng or straight to automotive.
Hassan Al tamimi (5 months ago)
Osman Mohamed thanks for the reply
Osman Mohamed (5 months ago)
Hassan Al tamimi many school don’t offer automotive engineering as a major for undergrads so ur best bet is to be a mechanical engineer.
Andy K. UK (8 months ago)
You are an inspiration and very fortunate to be able to work around cars. Lucky guy :-)
Andy K. UK (8 months ago)
Excellent. I look forward to more videos :-)
99Vehicles TV (8 months ago)
Thank you! Really glad to have you here. Yes, I love cars, and this is just the beginning. I have HUGE plans for this channel. I don't have enough time my channel isn't big enough to do what I would love to, but I will one day, hopefully. Cheers :-)
epicmax minecraft (9 months ago)
I plan on being an automotive engineer, but I haven't the slightest clue, how much I would be making per hour, week or month, could you help me fill in the blanks? (I'm from the United States)
Osman Mohamed (5 months ago)
99Vehicles TV I’m am very confused after watching your video. I was looking at the average amount a automotive engineering makes and it’s around 80k. Just to clarify this is automotive engineering not automobile engineering where u fix cars. Two different jobs and careers.
99Vehicles TV (9 months ago)
Possibilities are endless... at the beginning, you start with $10 / hour... in the middle range $25 - $40/hour... and you can get as high as $150/hour if you are experienced, talented, and you have a great position.
epicmax minecraft (9 months ago)
Sorry for the name, logged into my younger brothers account
Leo Yambao (9 months ago)
How are u? What do u 💭 think about 🤖fixing 🚗in the future?
Shikha Wadhera (9 months ago)
they are very rich
1k_JoJo o_O (9 months ago)
I wanna work on cars but i fuckin hate math and im so shitty at it
99Vehicles TV (9 months ago)
Oh, I'm sorry, but you really need math in this field. Do your best and learn it. Cheers :-)
KEERTHI AC GOWDA (10 months ago)
bro i took automobile engineer .in future how can i make my path to as brand manager.
Manoj Srivastava (10 months ago)
brother...i have been reading your post on qoura app...and just reached your page...i would like to suggest you that keep your content short as you've done in this video...and make videos TO THE POINT..😊😊😊 and one more thing bro..change your background... apoligises for bad english.. . give me reply if you think that my comment would be useful.. 😊
99Vehicles TV (10 months ago)
+Manoj Srivastava thanks for the feedback. Work in progress... I have lots of things to improve. One at a time.
Ganesh Jadhav (11 months ago)
I also want to be a car designer. I love cars to much!!!!!! then should I do or not
Arthur Lil (7 days ago)
Go for your dreams
99Vehicles TV (11 months ago)
+Ganesh Jadhav if you love to design parts, keep in mind that at the beginning you will design only plastic components for the interior. Don't imagine that you will start designing Ferrari engines... If you enjoy doing design and you love cars, you could give it a shot. It's paid pretty well if you become a senior (+5 years of experience in design). Good luck :)
Albert S. (1 year ago)
this video was extremely helpful and I bet it will get a lot of views and will give you a lot of subs
Albert S. (11 months ago)
Sagar Thakur dunno. mechanical engineering you need physics and the most important is math which I'm naturally good at. but if you're not good at math then its not for you. however it doesn't mean you aren't a car enthusiast. you can have a job that you like that isn't about cars or is similar to cars and get a decent money then you can have the car you want and if you earn good money mod your car if you want
Sagar Thakur (11 months ago)
how tough is the course what I mean to say that is sir recommended me for automotive engineering but my maths is a bit weak.what should I do????
99Vehicles TV (1 year ago)
+Albert S. I'm not all about the money, but I would like to grow this channel and reach as many people as I can.
Albert S. (1 year ago)
99Vehicles TV honestly just working at like a dealership as you just said and then making a YouTube channel and be successful then you can make a great amount of money
99Vehicles TV (1 year ago)
+Albert S. I am doing my best to be helpful :-) I'm glad you liked it. The next video will be "The Future of Cars" which I filmed yesterday. I have to edit the footage. Hope you will like it as well. If you have any video suggestions, let me know, I will do my best. Cheers!

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