Experienced Design Engineer Salary

Experienced Design Engineers pull down an average of $79K per year. In the world of Experienced Design Engineers, overall income ranges from $54K near the bottom to $116K at the top; this can include more than $13K from bonuses and more than $15K from profit sharing in exceptional cases. Location and the company each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Most Experienced Design Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$55,295 - $113,072
$55K
$79K
$110K
MEDIAN: $78,593
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$20.98 - $49.14
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$30
$49
MEDIAN: $30.28
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,295 - $113,072  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $13,465  
Profit Sharing
$487.67 - $15,241  
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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$53,656 - $116,106  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 642
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.98 - $49.14  
   
Overtime
$28.09 - $63.55  
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
$0.00 - $13,465  
   
Profit Sharing
$487.67 - $15,241  
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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$53,656 - $116,106  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 114

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $79,134

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For Experienced Design Engineers, San Jose provides a pay rate that is 41 percent greater than the national average. Experienced Design Engineers will also find cushy salaries in Austin (+33 percent), Huntsville (+29 percent), Dearborn (+23 percent), and Philadelphia (+18 percent). Experienced Design Engineers in Louisville earn salaries far below the national average by 34 percent, proving that geography overwhelmingly affects the pay scale for those in this field. A couple other locations with smaller-than-average paychecks include Cincinnati (18 percent lower) and Columbus (13 percent lower).

Key Stats for Design Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 110 votes.
10-19 years
85%
20 years or more
15%
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Skills That Affect Design Engineer Salaries

CATIA
▲2%


National Average
$79,000

Product Development
▼2%

Microsoft Excel
▼2%



Microsoft Word
▼6%

Microsoft Office
▼7%

Pro/Engineer
▼7%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼7%

▼8%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▼10%

Autodesk Inventor
▼10%

autodesk autocad
▼11%

AutoDesk
▼17%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 110 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 70%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 13%
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