The average pay for a Mid-Career Design Engineer is $71,746 per year.

$53,248 - $94,760
$53K
$72K
$95K
MEDIAN: $71,746
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$17.92 - $41.01
$18
$28
$41
MEDIAN: $27.60
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$53,248 - $94,760  
   
Bonus
$193.36 - $9,843  
Profit Sharing
$404.90 - $9,691  
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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$50,884 - $97,923  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 1,100
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$17.92 - $41.01  
   
Overtime
$26.70 - $51.10  
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
$193.36 - $9,843  
   
Commission
$2,000  
Profit Sharing
$404.90 - $9,691  
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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$50,884 - $97,923  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 173

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Key Stats for Design Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 201 votes.
083
5-9 years
83%
10-19 years
17%
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Skills That Affect Design Engineer Salaries

up arrow 7%


Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 2%


National Average
$72,000




Pro/Engineer
up arrow 1%


Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 5%



AutoDesk
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 201 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 63%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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