Design Engineer in Denver, Colorado Salary

A Design Engineer in Denver, Colorado earns an average salary of $61,085 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$51,570 - $84,286
$52K
$61K
$84K
MEDIAN: $61,085
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50%
90%

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$23.24 - $29.17
$26
MEDIAN: $26.49
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Local Salary Data (?
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$51,570 - $84,286  
   
Bonus
$99.33 - $6,040  
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
Total Pay (?
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$51,699 - $83,385  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 43
Local Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$26.49  
   
Overtime
$36.16  
Local Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$99.33 - $6,040  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,250  
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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$51,699 - $83,385  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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About Denver, Colorado

Denver County, Colorado
682,545
Male:
341,137 (50.0%)
Female:
341,408 (50.0%)
Denver (/ˈdɛnvər/), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile (5,280 ft or 1,610 m) above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station. Denver is ranked as a Beta- world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. With a 2015 estimated...
Denver:
$58,003
Colorado:
$63,909
$1,094
Denver:
$316,700
Colorado:
$283,800
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Key Stats for Design Engineer

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Design Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲27%

Experienced
▲24%

National Average
$61,000

▼2%

Skills That Affect Design Engineer Salaries

Project Management
▲28%

SolidWorks
▲2%


Matlab
▲1%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼0%

National Average
$61,000

Microsoft Office
▼1%

autodesk autocad
▼2%

Microsoft Excel
▼2%

AutoCAD
▼9%

Microsoft Word
▼9%

Pro/Engineer
▼11%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
18%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
18%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 92%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 8%