Experienced Design Engineer Salary

The average Experienced Design Engineer can expect to rake in roughly $73K per year. Final cash compensation to Experienced Design Engineers varies from around $51K to approximately $108K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $10K and $9K, respectively. A large number report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a fair number collect dental insurance. Most Experienced Design Engineers like their work and job satisfaction is high. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$51,357 - $102,457
(Median)
$51K
$73K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,129
10%
50%
90%

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$19.88 - $51.44
(Median)
$20
$31
$51
MEDIAN: $30
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,357 - $102,457  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,968  
Profit Sharing
$245.66 - $9,000  
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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$51,441 - $108,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 920
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$19.88 - $51.44  
   
Overtime
$20.27 - $67.47  
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 - $9,968  
   
Profit Sharing
$245.66 - $9,000  
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).
)
$51,441 - $108,298  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 131
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Skills That Affect Experienced Design Engineer Salaries

CATIA
up arrow 6%

Product Development
up arrow 2%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 1%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Engineering Design
0%

Pro/Engineer
0%

National Average
$74,000

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

SolidWorks
up arrow 6%

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

AutoCAD
up arrow 8%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%

Autodesk Inventor
up arrow 8%

AutoDesk
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 221 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 58% employee benefits None: 10%
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