$90,625
Avg. Salary
$42.27
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$3,779

Bonus

$4,000

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Design Engineer is $42.27 per hour.

The average pay for a Design Engineer is $90,625 per year.

10%
$34.00
10%
$42.27
50%
$48.78
90%
90%
MEDIAN $42.27
10%
$66k
10%
$91k
50%
$131k
90%
90%
MEDIAN $90,625
$65,988 - $131,307
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$91K
$130K
MEDIAN: $90,625
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$0$137K
Salary $65,988 - $131,307
Bonus $1,775 - $6,929
Profit Sharing $4,000
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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$67,552 - $137,292
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 77
Hourly Data $0$64
Hourly Rate $42.27
Overtime $23.00 - $64.99
Annual Data $0$137K
Bonus $1,775 - $6,929
Profit Sharing $4,000
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).
)
$67,552 - $137,292
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 19 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 7

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 Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

26%

National Average: $93,015

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

Key Stats for Design Engineer

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
19%

Experience Affects Design Engineer Salaries

National Average
$93,000

▼2%

▼20%

Skills That Affect Design Engineer Salaries

Project Management
▲5%

▼0%

Microsoft Office
▼0%

National Average
$93,000

Microsoft Excel
▼4%

Product Development
▼7%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼8%

Microsoft Word
▼9%


Pro/Engineer
▼17%

NX Unigraphics
▼24%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 28 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
26%
5-9 years
36%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
19%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 96%
dental benefits
Dental: 98%
vision benefits
Vision: 95%
no benefits
None: 2%