Average Design Engineer Salary in India

₹379,556
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
₹20,991
Bonus
₹5,000
Commission
₹20,126
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The average salary for a Design Engineer in India is ₹379,556.
10%
₹176k
MEDIAN
₹380k
90%
₹911k
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₹176k - ₹911k
Bonus
₹3k - ₹103k
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₹24 - ₹258k
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What Do Design Engineers Do?

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.

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The top respondents for the job title Design Engineer are from the companies Cyient, Tata Technologies Limited and Renault Nissan. Reported salaries are highest at Intel Corporation where the average pay is ₹1,922,078. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. and Larsen & Toubro Limited, earning around ₹608,756 and ₹550,000, respectively. Cyient pays the lowest at around ₹335,172. HCL Technologies Ltd. and Tata Technologies Limited also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying ₹362,292 and ₹459,835, respectively.

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What Are Popular Skills for Design Engineers?

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

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Design Engineers?

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 ₹248,921 based on 561 salaries. An early career Design Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹336,981 based on 3,215 salaries. A mid-career Design Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹583,681 based on 1,213 salaries. An experienced Design Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹995,447 based on 314 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of ₹800,000.
Employees with Design Engineer in their job title in Bangalore, Karnataka earn an average of 9.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Chennai, Tamil Nadu (5.3% more) and Mumbai, Maharashtra (3.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Ahmedabad, Gujarat (29.9% less), Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu (24.5% less) and Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (13.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 5,337 survey responses.
Entry Level
10.5%
Early Career
60.2%
Mid Career
22.7%
Experienced
5.9%
Late Career
0.6%

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