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Machine Design Engineer Salary

A Machine Design Engineer earns an average salary of $67,687 per year.

$46,978 - $84,772
MEDIAN: $67,687

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$46,978 - $84,772  
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$44,100 - $97,377  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36

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Job Description for Machine Design Engineer

  • Determine the direction of the design staff to create prototypes or drawings of the design effort.
  • Make changes and corrections in the mechanical design throughout the life of the product.
  • Consider performance, safety, patents, goals, and regulatory requirements when designing products or systems.
  • Research and analyze data to determine feasibility of design effort.

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Experience Affects Machine Design Engineer Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Machine Design Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
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Job Satisfaction

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


3 %
97 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 70%
vision benefits Vision: 43% employee benefits None: 18%