Late-Career Design Engineer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Late-Career Design Engineer is $78,354 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are CATIA and Windows Operating System General Use.
Late-Career Design Engineer Salary (?
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$50,744 - $118,721
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $78,353
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Late-Career Design Engineer Salary (?
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$23.03 - $62.46
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MEDIAN: $39.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,744 - $118,721  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,316  
Profit Sharing
$869 - $12,913  
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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$51,907 - $129,203  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 287
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$27$54$81
Hourly Rate
$23.03 - $62.46  
   
Overtime
$28.66 - $79.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $15,316  
   
Profit Sharing
$869 - $12,913  
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).
)
$51,907 - $129,203  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 55
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Pay Difference By Location

San Jose
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Warren
up arrow 19%
Houston
up arrow 12%
Detroit
up arrow 3%
National Average
$80,000
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Skills That Affect Late-Career Design Engineer Salaries

CATIA
up arrow 12%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 11%
NX Unigraphics
up arrow 10%
Windows NT / 2000 / XP Networking
up arrow 3%
Engineering Design
up arrow 2%
Product Development
0%
National Average
$80,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%
Project Management
up arrow 1%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 2%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 4%
Pro/Engineer
up arrow 6%
SolidWorks
up arrow 12%
AutoCAD
up arrow 13%
Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 13%

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Gender

Female
6%
female alumni
 
Male
94%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 66%
vision benefits Vision: 51% employee benefits None: 16%
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