Average Design Engineer Salary in Minneapolis, Minnesota

$67,836
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$3,000
Bonus
$5,500
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The average salary for a Design Engineer in Minneapolis, Minnesota is $67,836.
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$57k
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$68k
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$89k
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MEDIAN $67,836
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Salary
$57k - $89k
Bonus
$776 - $10k
Profit Sharing
$503 - $12k
Total Pay
$56k - $97k

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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.

Popular Employer Salaries for Design Engineer

Career Paths

Explore the most common career paths for Design Engineer. Thickness and color of lines indicates popularity of movement from one job to the next. Visit our career path planner to research other job paths.
Design Engineer
Project Engineer
Mechanical Engineer
Senior Mechanical Design Engineer
More common (> 20%)
Somewhat common (8 - 20%)
Less common (< 8%)

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Popular Skills for Design Engineer

Skills in Engineering Design and Product Development are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office, Computer Aided Design (CAD) and SolidWorks.

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 $63,429 based on 12 salaries. An early career Design Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $65,769 based on 67 salaries. A mid-career Design Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $78,513 based on 53 salaries. An experienced Design Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,854 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $81,356.
Employees with Design Engineer in their job title in San Jose, California earn an average of 47.6% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (12.4% more) and Houston, Texas (11.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Denver, Colorado (5.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 150 survey responses.
Entry Level
8.0%
Early Career
44.7%
Mid Career
35.3%
Experienced
4.7%
Late Career
7.3%