Staff Design Engineer Salary (United States)

A Staff Design Engineer earns an average salary of $106,717 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Engineering Design, Semiconductor and verilog. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Staff Design Engineer Total Pay (?
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$55,522 - $130,208
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MEDIAN: $106,717
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Staff Design Engineer Total Pay (?
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$15.48 - $31.32
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MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$55,522 - $130,208  
   
Bonus
$15.10 - $19,476  
Profit Sharing
$1,019 - $10,384  
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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$52,281 - $144,084  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 399
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.48 - $31.32  
   
Overtime
$19.99 - $54.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$15.10 - $19,476  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,019 - $10,384  
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).
)
$52,281 - $144,084  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 399
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Job Description for Staff Design Engineer

  • Make recommendations for product or component designs and solutions.
  • Conduct design analysis and review product specifications to ensure accuracy.
  • Coordinate with clients to determine procedures and desired products.

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Pay by Experience Level for Staff Design Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Pay Difference By Location

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$109,000
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Experience Affects Staff Design Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$109,000
Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Staff Design Engineer Salaries

verilog
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Verilog Vhdl
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National Average
$109,000
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
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Project Management
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AutoCAD
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
12%
female alumni
 
Male
88%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 89%
vision benefits Vision: 77% employee benefits None: 2%
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