Design Engineer in San Diego, California Salary

A Design Engineer in San Diego, California earns an average salary of $71,453 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are CATIA, Microsoft Excel, Engineering Design, and Computer Aided Design (CAD). Experience strongly influences income for this job.

$49,585 - $118,576
(Median)
$50K
$71K
$120K
MEDIAN: $71,453
10%
50%
90%

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$14.00 - $42.75
(Median)
$14
$29
$43
MEDIAN: $28.00
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90%

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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$49,585 - $118,576  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $8,940  
Profit Sharing
$3,750  
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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$46,580 - $114,165  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 67
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.00 - $42.75  
   
Overtime
$1.48 - $66.30  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $8,940  
   
Profit Sharing
$3,750  
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).
)
$46,580 - $114,165  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 14
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Experience Affects Design Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 79%

Mid-Career
up arrow 28%

National Average
$70,000


Skills That Affect Design Engineer Salaries

CATIA
up arrow 26%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 18%

Engineering Design
up arrow 12%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 10%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 10%

Product Development
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 7%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

National Average
$70,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 8%

SolidWorks
up arrow 14%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 16%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 17 votes.

Gender

Female
19 %
Male
81 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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