The average salary for a Design Engineer in Ireland is €34,957.
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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 rese…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Design Engineer
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
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.
Pay Difference by Location
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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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