The average salary for a Design Engineer in Melbourne, Victoria is AU$69,902 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$50,682 - AU$96,804
AU$51K
AU$70K
AU$97K
MEDIAN: AU$70,041
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50%
90%
AU$19.96 - AU$50.34
AU$20
AU$29
AU$50
MEDIAN: AU$28.67
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AU$0AU$100K
Salary AU$50,682 - AU$96,804
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$7,576
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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AU$49,427 - AU$100,123
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 146
Hourly Data AU$0AU$173
Hourly Rate AU$19.96 - AU$50.34
Overtime AU$21.53 - AU$174
Annual Data AU$0AU$100K
Bonus AU$0.00 - AU$7,576
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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AU$49,427 - AU$100,123
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 11 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 18

Job Description for Design Engineer

Design engineers are in charge of creating blueprints and schematics for systems, machines, and equipment. They usually work with a team that includes several members, including mechanical engineers. They follow plans and models to create equipment, products, or models; in some cases, engineers will be given direct orders and will be asked to construct prototypes to test in certain situations.These engineers can be employed by government organizations and industries. They may also work with research and development companies, construction firms, and product manufacturing plants.

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Design Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Design Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Design Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$62,000 based on 112 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Design Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$77,000 based on 56 salaries. An experienced Design Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$96,000 based on 20 salaries. A Design Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$105,000 based on 8 salaries.

Key Stats for Design Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Experience Affects Design Engineer Salaries

▲51%

▲38%

▲12%

National Average
AU$69,000

▼11%

Skills That Affect Design Engineer Salaries


autodesk autocad
▼0%

National Average
AU$69,000


▼2%


▼9%


▼10%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
30%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 12%
dental benefits
Dental: 3%
vision benefits
Vision: 4%
no benefits
None: 86%