The average pay for an Entry-Level Design Engineer is £26,319 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Product Development and CATIA.

£18,651 - £34,937
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MEDIAN: £26,319
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£7.13 - £25.17
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MEDIAN: £11.19
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National Salary Data (?
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£0£12K£24K£36K
Salary
£18,651 - £34,937  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,545  
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £4,085  
Total Pay (?
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£18,550 - £35,906  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 684
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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£0£9£18£27
Hourly Rate
£7.13 - £25.17  
   
Overtime
£6.95 - £24.76  
National Annualized Data (?
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£0£18K£36K£54K
Bonus
£0.00 - £2,545  
   
Profit Sharing
£0.00 - £4,085  
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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£18,550 - £35,906  
Country: United States | Currency: GBP | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 42

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National Average: £26,534

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Design Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Design Engineer in Armagh:
"Relevant Information."
Ensure that you are fully aware of the exact financial package and full job description for the role prior to accepting.

Design Engineer in Birmingham:
"Steady and accurate."
During your education time invested will make all the difference. At higher levels of education hard work earns higher grades not natural talent. Check your work, young engineers often make the mistake that quantity matters. It can do but for an engineer, quality is paramount often just as much time is required to review your work. A small mistake can be costly to a company which in turn will effect how they view your worth. You should find you have a lot of freedom but at the same time be available to make sacrifices when required.

Design Engineer in Lichfield:
"I allow other people to do their jobs"
To gain as much knowledge as possible. To use the knowledge you have gained to progress your own career. To get more money you will need to make some career changes and even try completely different fields.

Design Engineer in Blackburn:
"Academic Gap"
Spend some time on the machine shop first to see how things are really produced in the real world and what the manufacturing processes are. This way, you will have some appreciation of how to design parts for cost effective manufacture.

Key Stats for Design Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
079
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
80%
5-9 years
16%
Location:
Years in Fields/Career:
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Skills That Affect Design Engineer Salaries

Product Development
up arrow 11%

CATIA
up arrow 10%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 9%



Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 3%


Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%

National Average
₤27,000



Autodesk Inventor
up arrow 4%

AutoDesk
up arrow 5%

up arrow 6%


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 29%
dental benefits
Dental: 9%
vision benefits
Vision: 16%
dental benefits
None: 63%
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