Design Engineer Salary in San Jose, California (United States)

The average salary for a Design Engineer in San Jose, California is $98,378 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. A skill in Computer Aided Design (CAD) is associated with high pay for this job.
Design Engineer in San Jose, California Salary (?
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$64,433 - $153,834
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National Salary Data

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$64,433 - $153,834  
   
Bonus
$1,993 - $18,422  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $13,226  
Total Pay (?
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$63,847 - $169,013  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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Pay by Experience Level for Design Engineer in San Jose, California

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

Experience Affects Design Engineer in San Jose, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 56%
Experienced
up arrow 16%
Mid-Career
up arrow 1%
National Average
$102,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 13%

Skills That Affect Design Engineer in San Jose, California Salaries

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 17%
Engineering Design
up arrow 10%
Matlab
up arrow 3%
National Average
$102,000
Product Development
up arrow 1%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
24%
female alumni
 
Male
76%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
15%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
15%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 72% employee benefits None: 2%
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