The average salary for a Design Engineer in Houston, Texas is $74,606 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field. A skill in Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD) is associated with high pay for this job.

$56,367 - $94,723
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MEDIAN: $74,605
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$56,367 - $94,723  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,477  
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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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$48,056 - $96,101  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 100
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$20.61  
   
Overtime
$26.25 - $37.87  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $8,477  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,000  
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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$48,056 - $96,101  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 9
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Experience Affects Design Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 22%

Late-Career
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National Average
$75,000


Skills That Affect Design Engineer Salaries

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 11%

ANSYS
up arrow 9%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 1%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 1%

Project Management
0%

National Average
$75,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 2%

SolidWorks
up arrow 2%

Product Development
up arrow 2%

AutoDesk
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

AutoCAD
up arrow 6%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 13 votes.

Gender

Female
20 %
Male
80 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 5%
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