£28,871
Avg. Salary
£14.59
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

£990

Bonus

£570

Profit Sharing

£9,759

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Design Engineer is £14.59 per hour.

The average pay for a Design Engineer is £28,871 per year.

£7.45
10%
£14.59
50%
£36.10
90%
MEDIAN £14.59
£21k
10%
£29k
50%
£40k
90%
MEDIAN £28,871
£20,602 - £40,106
£21K
£29K
£40K
MEDIAN: £28,871
10%
50%
90%
£7.45 - £36.10
£7
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£36
MEDIAN: £14.59
10%
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£0£42K
Salary £20,602 - £40,106
Bonus £0.00 - £3,050
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £3,878
Commission £9,759
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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£20,440 - £42,075
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,076
Hourly Data £0£36
Hourly Rate £7.45 - £36.10
Overtime £10.30 - £25.61
Annual Data £0£42K
Bonus £0.00 - £3,050
Commission £9,759
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £3,878
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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£20,440 - £42,075
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 17 Jan 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 134

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$142K

$87,465

$101,618

$78,468

$77,292

$80,423

$75,883

$72,050

Stryker Corp.
19 profiles
$65,882

AT&T Inc.
18 profiles
$78,086

$82,023

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 ₤27,000 based on 715 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 ₤33,000 based on 333 salaries. An experienced Design Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of ₤38,000 based on 144 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 ₤35,000 based on 64 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £29,208

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 Ipswich:
"It's ok."
Pros: Freedom to be creative on new projects.
Cons: Lack of freedom to design on new project due to fluid design specs.

Design Engineer in Crewe:
"Stressful."
Pros: I like the varying task that I complete on daily bases and how no two days are the same.
Cons: I dislike the lack of communication between sales and production and the feeling like im always trying to fight my corner even though im trained and capable of deciding what needs to be done. I also hate being told to try things that have been tried in the past at other companies even though most of it is rubbish (not just me who thinks so)

Design Engineer in Armagh:
"Relevant Information."
Ensure that you are fully aware of the exact financial package and full job description for the role prior to accepting.

Design Engineer in London:
"Interesting And Challenging."
Pros: New projects every time. Every day is different. Good ambient of work and nice environment.
Cons:

Design Engineer in Bristol:
"Job Review."
Pros: Corporate culture, work flexibility, office conditions, the top management.
Cons: Stress level, salary, perks, middle management, recognition of capabilities.

Design Engineer in Birmingham:
"Steady and accurate."
During your education time invested will make all the difference. At higher levels of education hard work earns higher grades not natural talent. Check your work, young engineers often make the mistake that quantity matters. It can do but for an engineer, quality is paramount often just as much time is required to review your work. A small mistake can be costly to a company which in turn will effect how they view your worth. You should find you have a lot of freedom but at the same time be available to make sacrifices when required.

Design Engineer in Lichfield:
"I allow other people to do their jobs"
To gain as much knowledge as possible. To use the knowledge you have gained to progress your own career. To get more money you will need to make some career changes and even try completely different fields.

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Key Stats for Design Engineer

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Experience Affects Design Engineer Salaries

▲31%

▲22%

▲12%

National Average
₤29,000

▼9%

Skills That Affect Design Engineer Salaries

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 32 votes.

Gender

Female
8 %
Male
92 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 13%
no benefits
None: 66%