The average pay for an Entry-Level Design Engineer is £26,427 per year. A skill in Product Development is associated with high pay for this job.

£19,386 - £35,181
£19K
£27K
£35K
MEDIAN: £26,634
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90%
£7.04 - £25.91
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£26
MEDIAN: £9.71
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£0£36K
Salary £19,386 - £35,181
Bonus £0.00 - £2,230
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £4,122
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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£18,920 - £36,067
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 17 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 718
Hourly Data £0£25
Hourly Rate £7.04 - £25.91
Overtime £9.28 - £24.87
Annual Data £0£36K
Bonus £0.00 - £2,230
Profit Sharing £0.00 - £4,122
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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£18,920 - £36,067
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: GBP
  • Updated: 17 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 45

Design Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: £26,688

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Design Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Design Engineer in Lancaster:
"Uncharted."
My field of expertise is somewhat rare and hard to price as I do both development on both frontend and backend as well as design.

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 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.

Design Engineer in Blackburn:
"Academic Gap"
Spend some time on the machine shop first to see how things are really produced in the real world and what the manufacturing processes are. This way, you will have some appreciation of how to design parts for cost effective manufacture.

Key Stats for Design Engineer

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
3%
1-4 years
78%
5-9 years
19%

Skills That Affect Design Engineer Salaries

Product Development
▲10%


▲9%


Project Management
▲4%


Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▲2%


Windows Operating System General Use
▼0%

National Average
₤27,000


Autodesk Inventor
▼3%

▼4%

AutoDesk
▼5%

▼7%


Job Satisfaction

Satisfied
Rated 3 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 27%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 15%
no benefits
None: 65%