Average Product Development Engineer Salary in Australia

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The average salary for a Product Development Engineer in Australia is AU$75,786.
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AU$58k - AU$97k
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AU$57k - AU$97k

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Job Description for Product Development Engineer

Product Development Engineer Tasks
  • Design, develop, and test processes for producing prototypes and long-term production of products.
  • Define quality control criteria and safety guidelines.
  • Test products and processes and evaluate results to identify problems and estimate cost of resolutions.
  • 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.

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Popular Skills for Product Development Engineer

Skills in Product Development, Engineering Design and Computer Aided Design (CAD) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SolidWorks and Project Management.

Pay by Experience Level for Product Development Engineer

An early career Product Development Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of AU$70,786 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career Product Development Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$83,333 based on 21 salaries. An experienced Product Development Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of AU$88,983 based on 11 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Product Development Engineer in their job title in Brisbane, Queensland earn an average of 20.1% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Melbourne, Victoria (2.8% less) and Sydney, New South Wales (2.4% less).

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