C$64,798
Avg. Salary
C$26.04
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

C$2,508

Bonus

C$1,514

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Design Engineer is C$26.04 per hour.

The average pay for a Design Engineer is C$64,798 per year.

10%
C$17.08
10%
C$26.04
50%
C$38.68
90%
90%
MEDIAN C$26.04
10%
C$48k
10%
C$65k
50%
C$88k
90%
90%
MEDIAN C$64,798
C$48,386 - C$87,997
C$48K
C$65K
C$88K
MEDIAN: C$64,798
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50%
90%
C$17.08 - C$38.68
C$17
C$26
C$39
MEDIAN: C$26.04
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$88K
Salary C$48,386 - C$87,997
Bonus C$128 - C$7,242
Profit Sharing C$148 - C$3,548
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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C$45,627 - C$88,246
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 496
Hourly Data C$0C$53
Hourly Rate C$17.08 - C$38.68
Overtime C$1.52 - C$53.95
Annual Data C$0C$88K
Bonus C$128 - C$7,242
Profit Sharing C$148 - C$3,548
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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C$45,627 - C$88,246
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 16 Mar 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 111

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.

Design Engineer Pay By Employer

$0$144K

$89,257

$101,926

$78,484

$80,566

$78,885

$76,254

$72,301

Stryker Corp.
20 profiles
$66,150

AT&T Inc.
17 profiles
$78,678

$74,186

Common Career Paths for Design Engineer


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Design Engineer Job Listings

Popular Skills for Design Engineer

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 C$60,000 based on 185 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 C$70,000 based on 104 salaries. An experienced Design Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$71,000 based on 55 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 C$90,000 based on 25 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: C$64,232

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Design Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Design Engineer?

Design Engineer in Nanaimo:
"Move away."
Pros: Light Tragic
Cons: Limited opportunities

Design Engineer in London:
"Good."
Pros: Low cost of living
Cons: Busy traffic

Design Engineer in Mississauga:
"Convinient."
Pros: Close to home
Cons: None

Design Engineer in Vaughan:
"I am an Design Engineer in Training."
Pros: Vaughan is a good place to work.
Cons:

Design Engineer in Toronto:
"Challenges."
Pros: Always different challenges.
Cons: Nothing.

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Key Stats for Design Engineer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 76 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Design Engineer Salaries

▲41%

▲11%

▲9%

National Average
C$64,000

▼7%

Skills That Affect Design Engineer Salaries






▲1%


Windows Operating System General Use
▼0%

National Average
C$64,000



▼5%

▼6%

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 76 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 81%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 12%