A Design Engineer in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $99,081 per year.

$63,738 - $134,193
$64K
$99K
$130K
MEDIAN: $99,081
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$63,738 - $134,193  
   
Bonus
$2,043 - $25,168  
Profit Sharing
$5,750  
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$68,550 - $161,173  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 45

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About San Jose, California

Santa Clara County, California
1,026,919
Male:
518,317 (50.5%)
Female:
508,602 (49.5%)
San Jose (/ˌsæn hoʊˈzeɪ/; Spanish for Saint Joseph), originally Pueblo de San José de Guadalupe and officially the City of San José, is the third-largest city by population in California, the tenth-largest by population in the United States, and the county seat of Santa Clara County. San Jose is the largest city within the Bay Area and the largest city in Northern California. Before the arrival of the Spanish, the area around San Jose was inhabited by the Ohlone people. San Jose was founded on November 29, 1777, as San José de Guadalupe, the first civilian town in the Spanish colony of Alta California. The city served as a farming community to support Spanish military installations at San Francisco and Monterey. When California gained statehood in 1850, San Jose became the capital. After more than 150 years as a small farming community, the San Jose area in the mid-20th century contained some of...
San Jose:
$91,451
California:
$64,500
$1,757
San Jose:
$717,100
California:
$449,100
4.1%

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Pay by Experience Level for Design Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Design Engineer

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.
042
Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Design Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 65%

Experienced
up arrow 11%

Mid-Career
up arrow 4%

National Average
$101,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 3%

Skills That Affect Design Engineer Salaries

National Average
$101,000

Matlab
up arrow 2%

Product Development
up arrow 2%

Engineering Design
up arrow 4%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 7%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 16%

SolidWorks
up arrow 23%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 26%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 94%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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