A Design Engineer in Vancouver, British Columbia earns an average salary of C$60,684 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases sharply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Microsoft Office and Engineering Design.

C$47,502 - C$81,476
C$48K
C$56K
C$81K
MEDIAN: C$55,732
10%
50%
90%
C$12.26 - C$38.87
C$12
C$28
C$39
MEDIAN: C$28.15
10%
50%
90%
C$0C$81K
Salary C$47,502 - C$81,476
Bonus C$0.00 - C$5,152
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$47,699 - C$80,391
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 35
Hourly Data C$0C$41
Hourly Rate C$12.26 - C$38.87
Overtime C$38.25
Annual Data C$0C$80K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$5,152
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$47,699 - C$80,391
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 12 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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 Job Listings

Key Stats for Design Engineer

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Design Engineer Salaries

▲15%

▲12%

National Average
C$58,000

▼15%

Skills That Affect Design Engineer Salaries



▲12%



National Average
C$58,000

▼4%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 6 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
19%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 77%
dental benefits
Dental: 72%
vision benefits
Vision: 59%
no benefits
None: 23%