$75,710
Avg. Salary
$21.51
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,932

Bonus

$3,052

Profit Sharing

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Design Engineer in Houston, Texas is $21.51 per hour.

The average pay for a Design Engineer in Houston, Texas is $75,710 per year.

10%
$18.05
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$21.51
50%
$41.22
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MEDIAN $21.51
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$59k
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$92k
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MEDIAN $75,710
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MEDIAN: $75,710
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$0$95K
Salary $58,681 - $92,340
Bonus $0.00 - $8,939
Profit Sharing $3,052
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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$55,639 - $95,823
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 213
Hourly Data $0$41
Hourly Rate $18.05 - $41.22
Overtime $26.36 - $39.37
Annual Data $0$95K
Bonus $0.00 - $8,939
Profit Sharing $3,052
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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$55,639 - $95,823
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 15

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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Design Engineer

About Houston, Texas

Harris County, Texas
2,298,628
Male:
1,149,686 (50.0%)
Female:
1,148,942 (50.0%)
Houston (/ˈhjuːstən/ HYOO-stən) is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth-most populous city in the United States, located in Southeast Texas near the Gulf of Mexico. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million within a land area of 599.6 square miles (1,553 km2), it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth-most populated metropolitan area in the United States. Houston was founded on August 28, 1836, near the banks of Buffalo Bayou (now known as Allen's Landing) and incorporated as a city on June 5, 1837. The city was named after former General Sam Houston, who was president of the Republic of Texas and had commanded and won at the Battle of San Jacinto 25 miles (40 km) east of where the city was established. The burgeoning port and railroad...
Houston:
$48,064
Texas:
$55,653
$923
Houston:
$152,200
Texas:
$152,000
4.0%

Design Engineer Job Listings

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 $72,000 based on 69 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 $87,000 based on 26 salaries. An experienced Design Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $105,000 based on 7 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 $90,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Design Engineer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
4%

Experience Affects Design Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲38%

Late-Career
▲18%

▲15%

National Average
$76,000

▼5%

Skills That Affect Design Engineer Salaries

ANSYS
▲7%


National Average
$76,000




▼3%



Microsoft Word
▼4%

Pro/Engineer
▼4%

AutoDesk
▼5%

Windows Operating System General Use
▼5%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▼6%

▼7%


Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
32%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 71%
no benefits
None: 7%