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Design Engineer Salary in San Jose, California

The average salary for a Design Engineer in San Jose, California is $98,123 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.

$65,717 - $148,479
(Median)
$66K
$98K
$150K
MEDIAN: $98,122
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Salary
$65,717 - $148,479  
   
Bonus
$1,957 - $15,101  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $12,480  
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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$66,749 - $164,065  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 67
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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.

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Experience Affects Design Engineer in San Jose, California Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 54%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

National Average
$101,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 14%

Skills That Affect Design Engineer in San Jose, California Salaries

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 11%

Matlab
up arrow 2%

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

National Average
$101,000

Product Development
up arrow 1%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
28%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
13%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 91%
vision benefits Vision: 79% employee benefits None: 2%
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