Digital Design Engineer Salary

A Digital Design Engineer earns an average salary of $87,337 per year. 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. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$64,046 - $110,643
$64K
$87K
$110K
MEDIAN: $87,487
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Salary $64,046 - $110,643
Bonus $0.00 - $10,090
Profit Sharing $2,424 - $16,487
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$63,534 - $114,220
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 86

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Job Description for Digital Design Engineer

A digital design engineer designs new digital hardware products and creates the circuitry that is necessary for the products to function. The digital design engineer will test and verify circuitry such as mixed signal circuitry. The engineer should keep up to date with the latest developments in the technology field in order to determine trends and to find out what the competition is creating. The engineer will also continuously evaluate existing digital products in order to determine if changes or updates need to be made. The digital design engineer may create surveys and work with consumers to determine their wants and needs for new products. The engineer may also test the products directly with end users to determine problems with the products before releasing them to the market.

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Digital Design Engineer Tasks

  • Specify, design, verify and validate high-speed digital logic from ground-up.
  • Document technical data generated by the assigned project consistent with engineering policies and procedures.
  • Execute, design, analyze, evaluate projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to business standards, practices, procedures, and product / program requirements.
  • Utilize design and simulations tools such as Verilog RTL, Cadence, and Spice.
  • Design Digital ASIC Design flow, from specification, frontend RTL Design, Logic Synthesis, Verification, Static Timing Analysis, and more.

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Pay by Experience Level for Digital Design Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Digital Design Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Digital Design Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $81,000 based on 59 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Digital Design Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $100,000 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Digital Design Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $99,000 based on 10 salaries. A Digital Design Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $103,000 based on 7 salaries.

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Key Stats for Digital Design Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.
Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Digital Design Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲16%

▲12%

▲12%

National Average
$89,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Digital Design Engineer Salaries

▲1%

National Average
$89,000


▼9%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 11 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
19%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 8%
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