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Product Development Engineer Salary

The average pay for a Product Development Engineer is $69,069 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on salary for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$52,846 - $94,196
(Median)
$53K
$69K
$94K
MEDIAN: $69,069
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$15.43 - $40.55
(Median)
$15
$24
$41
MEDIAN: $24.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$52,846 - $94,196  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,742  
Profit Sharing
$962 - $9,658  
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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$52,640 - $98,174  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 1,504
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$15.43 - $40.55  
   
Overtime
$18.62 - $54.87  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,742  
   
Profit Sharing
$962 - $9,658  
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).
)
$52,640 - $98,174  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 83

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Job Description for Product Development Engineer

Product development engineers are responsible for managing design, prototyping, and testing a product's development. These engineers assess the mechanical design properties of the product and determine if it has met the desired standards and functionality.

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Product Development Engineer Tasks

  • Produce detailed designs and/or CAD drawings, acting as technical expert on products and processes.
  • Analyze and improve existing processes and products, including updating documentation.
  • Test products and processes and evaluate results to identify problems and estimate cost of resolutions.
  • Design, develop, and test processes for producing prototypes and long-term production of products.
  • Define quality control criteria and safety guidelines.

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Pay by Experience Level for Product Development Engineer

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Experience Affects Product Development Engineer Salaries




National Average
$71,000


Skills That Affect Product Development Engineer Salaries

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Product Development
up arrow 1%

Engineering Design
0%

National Average
$71,000

Medical Device
up arrow 1%

Test Engineering
up arrow 1%

Medical Devices
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%

Pro/Engineer
up arrow 3%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 4%



up arrow 8%

Manufacturing Process Engineering
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 348 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 8%