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About an Automotive Engineer
Being an Automotive Engineer you can use computers to help create cars that protect passengers during an accident. Also you get to design and test a new generation of hybrid cars with the latest fuel-efficiency technology, and you can incorporate new technologies like LED lights into cars design. They also benefit the society by making cars more safe for passengers during crashes
This is a computer picture of them simulating a crash to protect the passengers.
This is a picture of 3 automotive engineers building a new hybrid motor.
This photo is new LED lights put in on this car by automotive engineers.
Education, Salary,Job Growth
The minimum degree required is a bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering. The salary for an Automotive Engineer is about $83,060 per year. Job Growth is more slowly that average (3% to 6%) in demand. Another thing you need is personality like the love for cars, ability to visual concepts to design and good communication skills.