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Experienced Design Engineer Salary

For Experienced Design Engineers, annual average wages total $73K per year. Total cash earnings of Experienced Design Engineers range from $52K on the low end to $109K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $10K and $8K, respectively. The majority of Experienced Design Engineers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. The data for this snapshot was collected from individuals who took PayScale's salary survey.

$51,495 - $102,831
(Median)
$51K
$73K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,335
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90%

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$19.71 - $52.59
(Median)
$20
$30
$53
MEDIAN: $30
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,495 - $102,831  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,934  
Profit Sharing
$250.83 - $8,170  
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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$51,743 - $108,909  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 865
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.71 - $52.59  
   
Overtime
$19.93 - $65.62  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,934  
   
Profit Sharing
$250.83 - $8,170  
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).
)
$51,743 - $108,909  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 117

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Skills That Affect Experienced Design Engineer Salaries

CATIA
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Product Development
up arrow 3%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 2%

Engineering Design
0%

Microsoft Office
0%

Pro/Engineer
0%

Windows Operating System General Use
0%

National Average
$75,000

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

AutoDesk
up arrow 6%

SolidWorks
up arrow 7%

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

Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%

AutoCAD
up arrow 8%

Autodesk Inventor
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 219 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 11%