Product Development Engineer Salary (United States)

The average pay for a Product Development Engineer is $68,306 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.
Product Development Engineer Total Pay (?
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$51,866 - $94,675
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MEDIAN: $68,305
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Product Development Engineer Total Pay (?
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$15.31 - $44.29
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$51,866 - $94,675  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,932  
Profit Sharing
$966 - $9,801  
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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$51,841 - $98,771  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,372
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$18$36$54
Hourly Rate
$15.31 - $44.29  
   
Overtime
$1.71 - $51.35  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,932  
   
Profit Sharing
$966 - $9,801  
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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$51,841 - $98,771  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 1,372
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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 Difference By Location
San Jose
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Auburn Hills
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Dearborn
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Detroit
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Austin
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Houston
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Grand Rapids
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$70,000
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Boston
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Cleveland
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San Diego
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Experience Affects Product Development Engineer Salaries

National Average
$70,000

Skills That Affect Product Development Engineer Salaries

Microsoft Word
up arrow 3%
Product Development
up arrow 2%
Engineering Design
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Matlab
up arrow 2%
Medical Device
up arrow 1%
National Average
$70,000
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 1%
Test Engineering
up arrow 1%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Pro/Engineer
up arrow 3%
Medical Devices
up arrow 4%
AutoCAD
up arrow 9%
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Gender
Female
16%
female alumni
 
Male
84%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
7%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 64% employee benefits None: 9%
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