A Design Engineer earns an average salary of AU$71,833 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career.

AU$54,067 - AU$98,708
(Median)
AU$54K
AU$72K
AU$99K
MEDIAN: AU$71,832
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90%

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AU$22.58 - AU$59.80
(Median)
AU$23
AU$33
AU$60
MEDIAN: AU$32.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Salary
AU$54,067 - AU$98,708  
   
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$7,891  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$51,458 - AU$102,374  
Country: Australia | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 214
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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AU$0AU$25AU$50AU$75
Hourly Rate
AU$22.58 - AU$59.80  
   
Overtime
AU$25.95 - AU$58.98  
National Annualized Data (?
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AU$0AU$50KAU$100KAU$150K
Bonus
AU$0.00 - AU$7,891  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
AU$51,458 - AU$102,374  
Country: United States | Currency: AUD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 35
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Pay by Experience Level for Design Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$71,718

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Experience Affects Design Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 34%



National Average
AU$72,000


Skills That Affect Design Engineer Salaries


AutoCAD
up arrow 4%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Autodesk Software
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
0%

National Average
AU$72,000

CATIA
up arrow 1%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 2%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 13%
dental benefits
Dental: 2%
medical benefits
Vision: 1%
dental benefits
None: 87%
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