Experienced Design Engineer Salary

Median pay for Experienced Design Engineers is around $79K annually. Final cash compensation to Experienced Design Engineers varies from around $53K to approximately $117K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $12K and $16K, respectively. Location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by the specific employer. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Most report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a strong majority collect dental insurance. This overview is based on answers to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$55,372 - $113,274
$55K
$79K
$110K
MEDIAN: $79,043
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50%
90%

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$20.72 - $48.50
$21
$30
$48
MEDIAN: $29.70
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$0$116K
Salary $55,372 - $113,274
Bonus $151.01 - $12,236
Profit Sharing $494.35 - $15,562
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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$53,403 - $116,680
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 640
Hourly Data $0$62
Hourly Rate $20.72 - $48.50
Overtime $30.34 - $62.93
Annual Data $0$116K
Bonus $151.01 - $12,236
Profit Sharing $494.35 - $15,562
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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$53,403 - $116,680
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 115

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $79,205

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

For those looking to make money, Experienced Design Engineers in San Jose enjoy an exceptional pay rate, 40 percent above the national average. Experienced Design Engineers can also look forward to large paychecks in cities like Austin (+33 percent), Huntsville (+29 percent), Dearborn (+23 percent), and Philadelphia (+18 percent). The lowest-paying market is Louisville, which sits 34 percent below the national average, proving that location is a significant contributor to overall pay. Two other places where employers offer below-median salaries are Cincinnati (18 percent less) and Columbus (13 percent less).

Key Stats for Design Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 126 votes.
10-19 years
84%
20 years or more
16%
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Skills That Affect Design Engineer Salaries

CATIA
▲1%


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

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 126 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 13%
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