A Design Engineer in Columbus, Ohio earns an average salary of $58,722 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases modestly, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. A skill in Product Development is associated with high pay for this job.

$47,768 - $71,044
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$48K
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$71K
MEDIAN: $58,721
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$20.61 - $48.46
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$21
$33
$48
MEDIAN: $33.00
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Salary
$47,768 - $71,044  
   
Bonus
$654 - $4,966  
Profit Sharing
$1,625  
Total Pay (?
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$49,281 - $82,596  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$20.61 - $48.46  
   
Overtime
$24.08 - $61.62  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$654 - $4,966  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,625  
Total Pay (?
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$49,281 - $82,596  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 13

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About Columbus, Ohio

Franklin County, Ohio
849,067
Male:
413,981 (48.8%)
Female:
435,086 (51.2%)
Columbus (/kəˈlʌmbəs/; kə-LUM-bəs) is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Ohio. It is the 15th largest city in the United States, with a population of 850,106 (2015 estimate). It is the core city of the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which encompasses a ten county area. It is Ohio's third largest metropolitan area, behind Cleveland and Cincinnati. Under the Combined Statistical Area (CSA) model, the Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area was the 25th largest in the United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Columbus-Marion-Zanesville, OH Combined Statistical Area (which also includes Marion, Chillicothe, and Mount Vernon) has a population of 2,424,831, making it the second largest metropolitan area in Ohio behind Cleveland. It is also the fourth most populous state capital in the United States, and the third largest city in the Midwestern United States. Columbus is the county seat of Franklin County. The city...
Columbus:
$47,401
Ohio:
$51,075
$871
Columbus:
$137,100
Ohio:
$136,400
4.6%

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Experience Affects Design Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 10%

Mid-Career
up arrow 10%

National Average
$62,000


Skills That Affect Design Engineer Salaries

Product Development
up arrow 15%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 10%

Engineering Design
up arrow 8%

CATIA
up arrow 7%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 5%

SolidWorks
up arrow 1%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
0%

National Average
$62,000

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
up arrow 3%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 4%

ANSYS Simulation Software
up arrow 7%

ANSYS
up arrow 9%

Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 10%

autodesk autocad
up arrow 21%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 7 votes.

Gender

Female
18 %
Male
82 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 14%
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