Average Experienced Design Engineer with Project Management Skills Salary

$79,758
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$2,052
Bonus
$4,578
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for an Experienced Design Engineer with Project Management skills is $79,758.
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MEDIAN $79,758
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Salary
$59k - $110k
Bonus
$502 - $9k
Profit Sharing
$970 - $19k
Total Pay
$54k - $114k

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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 are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Autodesk AutoCAD, 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. A mid-career Design Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $72,616 based on 288 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $88,859.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Design Engineer in their job title in Chicago, Illinois earn an average of 0.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (0.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Cincinnati, Ohio (0.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,021 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.6%
Early Career
51.6%
Mid Career
28.2%
Late Career
7.5%