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 Product Development, Engineering Design, and Computer Aided Design (CAD). 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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$50,337 - $120,969
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MEDIAN: $68,310
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$50,337 - $120,969  
   
Bonus
$-0.50 - $9,437  
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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$53,719 - $117,448  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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Experience Affects Design Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 27%
National Average
$71,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Design Engineer in San Diego, California Salaries

Product Development
up arrow 42%
Engineering Design
up arrow 12%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 11%
National Average
$71,000

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Gender

Female
21%
female alumni
 
Male
79%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 79%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 5%
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