Average Design Engineer Salary

$68,861
Avg. Base Salary (USD)
10%
$53k
MEDIAN
$69k
90%
$100k

The average salary for a Design Engineer is $68,861

Base Salary
$53k - $100k
Bonus
$686 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$509 - $10k
Commission
$2k - $65k
Total Pay
$50k - $100k
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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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Job Satisfaction for Design Engineer

3.7 out of 5
(1,617)
Highly Satisfied
190Reviews
Based on 1,617 responses, the job of Design Engineer has received a job satisfaction rating of 3.73 out of 5. On average, Design Engineers are highly satisfied with their job.

Gender Breakdown

Male
85.5%
Female
14.1%
Prefer to self-define
0.3%
This data is based on 4,511 survey responses. Learn more about the gender pay gap.

Common Health Benefits

Medical

87%

Dental

76%

Vision

65%

None

12%