Average Design Engineer Salary in Ireland

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The average salary for a Design Engineer in Ireland is €34,957.
MEDIAN €34,957
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€26k - €51k
€199 - €5k
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€650 - €3k
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€26k - €53k

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Job Description for Design Engineer

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Design Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Design Engineer are from the companies Creganna Medical Devices, Boston Scientific Corporation and Liebherr. Reported salaries are highest at Boston Scientific Corporation where the average pay is €39,251. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include RPS Consulting Pvt Ltd, earning around €36,000. Creganna Medical Devices pays the lowest at around €31,197. Liebherr also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying €31,250.

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Design Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Design Engineer
Project Engineer
Mechanical Design Engineer
Mechanical Engineer
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Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Design Engineer

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

Pay by Experience Level for Design Engineer

An entry-level Design Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of €28,000 based on 18 salaries. An early career Design Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €32,402 based on 195 salaries. A mid-career Design Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €39,896 based on 62 salaries. An experienced Design Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €46,791 based on 49 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of €57,000.
Employees with Design Engineer in their job title in Cork, Cork earn an average of 5.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Galway, Galway (3.9% more) and Wexford, Wexford (3.0% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Dundalk, Louth (24.2% less) and Limerick, Limerick (3.6% less).

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