The average pay for a Design Engineer is £28,742 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for employees with more than 20 years' experience.

£19,899 - £39,810
(Median)
£20K
£29K
£40K
MEDIAN: £28,741
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50%
90%

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£8.39 - £34.85
(Median)
£8
£15
£35
MEDIAN: £14.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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£0£14K£28K£42K
Salary
£19,899 - £39,810  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £3,022  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £4,101  
Commission
£5,000  
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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£19,893 - £41,367  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,074
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£12£24£36
Hourly Rate
£8.39 - £34.85  
   
Overtime
£8.80 - £25.07  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£24K£48K£72K
Bonus
£0.00 - £3,022  
   
Commission
£5,000  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £4,101  
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).
)
£19,893 - £41,367  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 70
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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: £29,169

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Design Engineer Reviews

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.

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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Experience Affects Design Engineer Salaries




National Average
₤29,000


Skills That Affect Design Engineer Salaries

up arrow 9%


Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 3%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 3%

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

National Average
₤29,000

AutoDesk
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Autodesk Inventor
up arrow 4%





Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 58 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 29%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
medical benefits
Vision: 16%
dental benefits
None: 62%
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