Average Design Engineer Salary in Australia

AU$74,004
Avg. Base Salary (AUD)
10%
A$57k
MEDIAN
A$74k
90%
A$104k

The average salary for a Design Engineer is AU$74,004

Base Salary
AU$57k - AU$104k
Bonus
AU$245 - AU$12k
Profit Sharing
AU$974 - AU$10k
Total Pay
AU$56k - AU$108k
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What Do Design Engineers Do?

Design Engineer Tasks
  • Design components using computer-based tools or by hand and create specification documents for each product.
  • Create prototypes, tests, and make recommendations to improve production efficiency.
  • Conduct analysis of designs using internal tools and ensure each design follows the required specifications.
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Gender Breakdown

Male
87.1%
Female
12.4%
Prefer to self-define
0.4%
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Common Health Benefits

Medical

7%

Dental

1%

Vision

1%

None

93%