Design Engineer in San Jose Salary

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

$61,626 - $133,415
$62K
$97K
$130K
MEDIAN: $97,202
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50%
90%

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$0$152K
Salary $61,626 - $133,415
Bonus $1,000 - $25,000
Profit Sharing $10,000
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$63,872 - $152,953
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 50

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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

Pay by Experience for a Design Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Design Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $97,000 based on 28 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Design Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $107,000 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Design Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $111,000 based on 8 salaries. A Design Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $166,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Design Engineer

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
13%
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Experience Affects Design Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲65%

Experienced
▲10%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$101,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Skills That Affect Design Engineer Salaries

National Average
$101,000


Matlab
▼2%

Product Development
▼2%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼7%

autodesk autocad
▼16%

Pro/Engineer
▼26%

SolidWorks
▼37%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
13%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 5%
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