Experienced Design Engineer Salary

For Experienced Design Engineers, annual average wages total $74K per year. Including potential bonuses and profit sharing proceeds (more than $10K for each in exceptional cases) overall income bottoms out near $52K and hits $109K on the high end. 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. The information for this snapshot was generated by responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$51,807 - $103,615
(Median)
$52K
$74K
$100K
MEDIAN: $73,558
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90%

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$20.04 - $49.68
(Median)
$20
$30
$50
MEDIAN: $29.00
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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$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,807 - $103,615  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,109  
Profit Sharing
$256.39 - $9,878  
Commission
$20,000  
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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$51,791 - $108,758  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,045
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$20.04 - $49.68  
   
Hourly Tips
$0.00  
Overtime
$22.28 - $64.08  
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,109  
   
Commission
$20,000  
Profit Sharing
$256.39 - $9,878  
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).
)
$51,791 - $108,758  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 173
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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $74,780

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Experienced Design Engineers will find that San Jose offers an impressive pay rate, one which exceeds the national average by 53 percent. Experienced Design Engineers will also find cushy salaries in New York (+45 percent), Huntsville (+36 percent), Austin (+33 percent), and Warren (+20 percent). With compensation 8 percent below the national average, Columbus is not known for hefty paychecks and actually represents the lowest-paying market. Not at the bottom but still paying below the median are employers in Cincinnati and Chicago (8 percent lower and 7 percent lower, respectively).

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Skills That Affect Design Engineer Salaries

NX Unigraphics
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Product Development
up arrow 4%

CATIA
up arrow 4%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Engineering Design
0%

National Average
$75,000

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 1%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 3%

SolidWorks
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

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

Microsoft Word
up arrow 7%

Autodesk Inventor
up arrow 7%

AutoCAD
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 230 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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