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.

£20,152 - £39,692
£20K
£29K
£40K
MEDIAN: £28,716
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50%
90%

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£7.29 - £34.73
£7
£13
£35
MEDIAN: £12.80
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£14K£28K£42K
Salary
£20,152 - £39,692  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £3,008  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £3,997  
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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£19,895 - £41,465  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 982
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£12£24£36
Hourly Rate
£7.29 - £34.73  
   
Overtime
£9.01 - £25.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£24K£48K£72K
Bonus
£0.00 - £3,008  
   
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £3,997  
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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£19,895 - £41,465  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 68

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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: £28,982

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Design Engineer Reviews

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

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

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Design Engineer Salaries

▲32%

▲22%

▲13%

National Average
₤29,000

▼8%

Skills That Affect Design Engineer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
54%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 29%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 14%
no benefits
None: 64%