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Driverless Car Engineers


Driverless car engineers are typically paid high wages due to their specialized knowledge and experience. Autonomous Vehicle Systems Engineers employed in the U.S. in April 2021 earned an average salary of $102,837, according to Software engineers earned an average base salary of $87,146 in May 2021. Base salaries ranged from $63,000 or less to $137,000 or more, including bonuses, profit sharing, and commissions. Software engineers who worked for Tesla in 2020 earned a base salary of $133,000, as reported by Those those who worked for Cruise, a self-driving car service, earned a base salary of $152,000, and with stocks and bonuses, grossed $216,000 per year. Employment benefits for driverless car engineers often include health bonuses, stock options, health insurance, disability, and paid vacations, personal days, and sick leave.

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