Design Engineer in San Jose, California Salary

A Design Engineer in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $97,393 per year.

$66,279 - $150,501
(Median)
$66K
$97K
$150K
MEDIAN: $97,393
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Salary
$66,279 - $150,501  
   
Bonus
$2,013 - $18,873  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $24,903  
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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$66,500 - $167,214  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 73
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Experience Affects Design Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 57%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$101,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Design Engineer Salaries

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 7%

Matlab
up arrow 2%

National Average
$101,000

Product Development
up arrow 1%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 97%
dental benefits
Dental: 89%
medical benefits
Vision: 80%
dental benefits
None: 3%
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