Average Design Engineer Salary in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

$63,559
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$1,517
Bonus
$509
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Design Engineer in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is $63,559.
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MEDIAN $63,559
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Salary
$52k - $79k
Bonus
$50 - $8k
Profit Sharing
$0 - $2k
Total Pay
$50k - $81k

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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, Product Development and Pro/Engineer are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include 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 $60,991 based on 31 salaries. An early career Design Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $63,981 based on 59 salaries. A mid-career Design Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $69,289 based on 15 salaries. An experienced Design Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,980 based on 6 salaries.
Employees with Design Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 57.2% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (19.9% more) and Houston, Texas (19.4% more).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 111 survey responses.
Entry Level
27.9%
Early Career
53.2%
Mid Career
13.5%
Experienced
5.4%