The average pay for a Product Development Engineer is $70,636 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.

$55,474 - $95,474
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$55K
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$95K
MEDIAN: $70,635
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$16.75 - $41.63
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,474 - $95,474  
   
Bonus
$966 - $9,756  
Profit Sharing
$463.69 - $7,981  
Total Pay (?
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$55,693 - $100,017  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 1,262
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$16.75 - $41.63  
   
Overtime
$23.52 - $56.62  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$966 - $9,756  
   
Profit Sharing
$463.69 - $7,981  
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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$55,693 - $100,017  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 54
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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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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $72,137

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Experience Affects Product Development Engineer Salaries




National Average
$72,000


Skills That Affect Product Development Engineer Salaries

Manufacturing Process Engineering
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Project Management
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Product Development
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Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
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National Average
$72,000

Engineering Design
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Test Engineering
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Computer Aided Design (CAD)
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Microsoft Office
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Medical Devices
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autodesk autocad
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 185 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 72%
dental benefits
None: 7%
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