The average salary for a Design Engineer at Ford Motor Company is $78,038.
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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 rese…Read more
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
The top respondents for the job title Design Engineer are from the companies The Boeing Company, Intel Corporation and Caterpillar, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Intel Corporation where the average pay is $105,479. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Boeing Company and General Motors Corporation, earning around $94,515 and $81,726, respectively. RFA Minnesota Engineering pays the lowest at around $55,927. Goodman Manufacturing Company and Caterpillar, Inc. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $75,566 and $77,066, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Design Engineer
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
Skills in Engineering Design and Computer Aided Design (CAD) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office.
Pay by Experience Level for Design Engineer
An early career Design Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $73,736 based on 14 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $124,296.
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