Design Engineer Salary in San Diego, California (United States)

A Design Engineer in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $68,310 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Engineering Design. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.
Design Engineer in San Diego, California Total Pay (?
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$51,993 - $122,771
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MEDIAN: $68,310
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$51,993 - $122,771  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,558  
Profit Sharing
$2,000 - $5,600  
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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$51,521 - $122,566  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 43
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Experience Affects Design Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 27%
National Average
$70,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Design Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 14%
Engineering Design
up arrow 11%
National Average
$70,000
AutoCAD
up arrow 10%
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Gender
Female
22%
female alumni
 
Male
78%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
16%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 5%
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