The average pay for a Mid-Career Design Engineer is $71,463 per year.

$52,737 - $94,762
(Median)
$53K
$71K
$95K
MEDIAN: $71,462
10%
50%
90%

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$18.01 - $40.99
(Median)
$18
$27
$41
MEDIAN: $27.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$52,737 - $94,762  
   
Bonus
$197.27 - $9,833  
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $10,058  
Commission
$2,000  
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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$50,707 - $97,931  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,098
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$18.01 - $40.99  
   
Overtime
$27.22 - $52.58  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Take the PayScale Survey to find out how location influences pay for this job.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$197.27 - $9,833  
   
Commission
$2,000  
Profit Sharing
$489.36 - $10,058  
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).
)
$50,707 - $97,931  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 172
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Skills That Affect Design Engineer Salaries

up arrow 6%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
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Product Development
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ANSYS
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Engineering Design
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National Average
$72,000

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
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Pro/Engineer
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Microsoft Excel
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Project Management
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Microsoft Office
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Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
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Microsoft Word
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AutoDesk
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 210 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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