Average Mid-Career Design Engineer with Project Management Skills Salary

$72,616
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,673
Bonus
$2,250
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Mid-Career Design Engineer with Project Management skills is $72,616.
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$58k
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$91k
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MEDIAN $72,616
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Salary
$58k - $91k
Bonus
$480 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$968 - $12k
Total Pay
$56k - $95k

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Job Description for Design Engineer

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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Popular Skills for Design Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design and Product Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, SolidWorks and Computer Aided Design (CAD).

Pay by Experience Level for Design Engineer

An entry-level Design Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $59,438 based on 129 salaries. An early career Design Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,135 based on 527 salaries. An experienced Design Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,758 based on 154 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $88,859.
Employees with Design Engineer in their job title in Los Angeles, California earn an average of 13.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Cincinnati, Ohio (12.0% more) and Minneapolis, Minnesota (11.5% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Charlotte, North Carolina (1.9% less) and Chicago, Illinois (0.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 887 survey responses.
Entry Level
14.5%
Early Career
59.4%
Experienced
17.4%
Late Career
8.7%