Machine Design Engineer Salary

A Machine Design Engineer earns an average salary of $63,698 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.

$49,616 - $85,906

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$47,932 - $91,474  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 41
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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

Project Management
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Engineering Design
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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 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: 71%
vision benefits Vision: 44% employee benefits None: 17%