A Design Engineer in Los Angeles, California earns an average salary of $71,834 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Engineering Design is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$49,174 - $116,484
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$49K
$72K
$120K
MEDIAN: $71,833
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$16.77 - $38.43
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$17
$22
$38
MEDIAN: $22.00
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Salary
$49,174 - $116,484  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,745  
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$41,011 - $111,698  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 46
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.77 - $38.43  
   
Overtime
$37.50  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $11,745  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,500  
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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$41,011 - $111,698  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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About Los Angeles, California

Los Angeles County, California
3,888,117
Male:
1,958,998 (49.3%)
Female:
2,012,898 (50.7%)
Los Angeles (/lɒs ˈændʒəlᵻs/, Spanish for "The Angels"), officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the second-most populous city in the United States after New York City, the most populous city in California, and the county seat of Los Angeles County. Situated in Southern California, Los Angeles is known for its mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, sprawling metropolis, and as a major center of the American entertainment industry. Los Angeles lies in a large coastal basin surrounded on three sides by mountains reaching up to and over 10,000 feet (3,000 m). Historically home to the Chumash and Tongva, Los Angeles was claimed by Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo for Spain in 1542 along with the rest of what would become Alta California. The city was officially founded on September 4, 1781, by Spanish governor Felipe de Neve. It became a part of Mexico in 1821 following the Mexican...
Los Angeles:
$52,024
California:
$64,500
$1,271
Los Angeles:
$542,100
California:
$449,100
4.8%

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Experience Affects Design Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 34%


National Average
$65,000


Skills That Affect Design Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 17%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 9%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 7%

Product Development
up arrow 6%

Matlab
up arrow 5%

National Average
$65,000

AutoCAD
up arrow 1%

CATIA
up arrow 1%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 9%

SolidWorks
up arrow 12%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 12%

Autodesk Inventor
up arrow 15%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 15%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
56%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 84%
dental benefits
Dental: 59%
medical benefits
Vision: 41%
dental benefits
None: 16%
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