Average Design Engineer Salary in Atlanta, Georgia

$63,853
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,000
Bonus
$3,500
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Design Engineer in Atlanta, Georgia is $63,853.
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Salary
$50k - $82k
Bonus
$485 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$983 - $6k
Total Pay
$50k - $87k

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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 Microsoft Excel are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Autodesk AutoCAD, Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Engineering Design.

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 $59,180 based on 26 salaries. An early career Design Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $62,261 based on 60 salaries. A mid-career Design Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,000 based on 16 salaries. An experienced Design Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,017 based on 17 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $75,000.
Employees with Design Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 56.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (19.4% more) and Houston, Texas (18.8% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 127 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.5%
Early Career
47.2%
Mid Career
12.6%
Experienced
13.4%
Late Career
6.3%