A Design Engineer earns an average salary of £28,716 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. A skill in CATIA is associated with high pay for this job. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

£20,398 - £39,641
£20K
£29K
£40K
MEDIAN: £28,778
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50%
90%
£7.30 - £34.68
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MEDIAN: £11.55
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£0£41K
Salary £20,398 - £39,641
Bonus £0.00 - £2,970
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £3,987
Commission £9,826
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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£20,085 - £41,748
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,031
Hourly Data £0£34
Hourly Rate £7.30 - £34.68
Overtime £9.86 - £25.41
Annual Data £0£41K
Bonus £0.00 - £2,970
Commission £9,826
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £3,987
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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£20,085 - £41,748
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 79

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Pay by Experience Level for Design Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Design Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Design Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤27,000 based on 715 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Design Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤33,000 based on 333 salaries. An experienced Design Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤38,000 based on 144 salaries. A Design Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤35,000 based on 64 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £28,950

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Q: What is it like working as a Design Engineer?

Design Engineer in Nottingham:
"Enjoyable, technical."
Pros: Computer aided design, bringing products to life, designing for need.
Cons: The pay, distance traveled, no like-minded people.

Design Engineer in Hemel Hempstead:
Pros: Team, challange, training, development, flexibilty, condusive ork environment, and car.
Cons: Salary, and high turnover culture.

Design Engineer in Ipswich:
"It's ok."
Pros: Freedom to be creative on new projects.
Cons: Lack of freedom to design on new project due to fluid design specs.

Design Engineer in Crewe:
"Stressful."
Pros: I like the varying task that I complete on daily bases and how no two days are the same.
Cons: I dislike the lack of communication between sales and production and the feeling like im always trying to fight my corner even though im trained and capable of deciding what needs to be done. I also hate being told to try things that have been tried in the past at other companies even though most of it is rubbish (not just me who thinks so)

Design Engineer in London:
"Interesting And Challenging."
Pros: New projects every time. Every day is different. Good ambient of work and nice environment.
Cons:

Design Engineer in Loughborough:
"Design Engineer"
Pros: Good experience Friendly environment Interesting Feel like I am an important part of the team
Cons: Slow development opportunities

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Key Stats for Design Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%
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Experience Affects Design Engineer Salaries

▲32%

▲23%

▲13%

National Average
₤29,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Design Engineer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 28%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 65%
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