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

A Design Engineer in San Jose, California earns an average salary of $97,823 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Engineering Design.
Design Engineer in San Jose, California Total Pay (?
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$64,248 - $143,908
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$64,248 - $143,908  
   
Bonus
$1,980 - $14,795  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $18,500  
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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$63,681 - $160,753  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 57
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Experience Affects Design Engineer in San Jose, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 56%
Mid-Career
up arrow 2%
National Average
$101,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 12%

Skills That Affect Design Engineer in San Jose, California Salaries

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 18%
Engineering Design
up arrow 11%
Matlab
up arrow 4%
Product Development
0%
National Average
$101,000
Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
26%
female alumni
 
Male
74%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
18%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 2%
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