$66,305
Avg. Salary
$25.44
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,612

Bonus

$2,429

Profit Sharing

$5,721

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Design Engineer is $25.44 per hour.

The average pay for a Design Engineer is $66,305 per year.

10%
$16.10
10%
$25.44
50%
$38.86
90%
90%
MEDIAN $25.44
10%
$50k
10%
$66k
50%
$94k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $66,305
$50,234 - $93,835
$50K
$66K
$94K
MEDIAN: $66,305
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90%

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$16.10 - $38.86
$16
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MEDIAN: $25.44
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$0$98K
Salary $50,234 - $93,835
Bonus $396 - $9,014
Profit Sharing $383 - $10,025
Commission $101 - $98,633
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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$47,869 - $95,702
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 7,993
Hourly Data $0$51
Hourly Rate $16.10 - $38.86
Hourly Tips $3.70
Overtime $23.45 - $51.07
Annual Data $0$98K
Bonus $396 - $9,014
Commission $101 - $98,633
Profit Sharing $383 - $10,025
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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$47,869 - $95,702
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 15 Apr 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,650

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$143K

$88,846

$101,258

$78,484

$80,077

$81,450

$76,254

$72,301

Stryker Corp.
19 profiles
$65,882

AT&T Inc.
17 profiles
$78,678

Adtran Inc
17 profiles
$89,203

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 $62,000 based on 3,126 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 $72,000 based on 1,218 salaries. An experienced Design Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $78,000 based on 714 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 $84,000 based on 337 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $66,189

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Key Stats for Design Engineer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1755 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Design Engineer Salaries

▲26%

▲18%

▲9%

National Average
$66,000

▼7%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 1755 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
48%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 11%