$72,739
Avg. Salary
$27.31
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,999

Bonus

$2,902

Profit Sharing

$5,500

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Design Engineer is $27.31 per hour.

The average pay for a Design Engineer is $72,739 per year.

10%
$18.33
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$27.31
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$40.85
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$55k
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$97k
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MEDIAN $72,739
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MEDIAN: $72,739
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$0$99K
Salary $54,600 - $97,050
Bonus $487 - $9,935
Profit Sharing $492 - $10,315
Commission $5,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$51,532 - $99,272
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,167
Hourly Data $0$53
Hourly Rate $18.33 - $40.85
Overtime $26.27 - $53.24
Annual Data $0$99K
Bonus $487 - $9,935
Commission $5,500
Profit Sharing $492 - $10,315
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$51,532 - $99,272
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 18 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 384

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 research and development companies, construction firms, and product manufacturing plants.

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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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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $72,987

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Key Stats for Design Engineer

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 537 votes.
5-9 years
84%
10-19 years
16%

Skills That Affect Design Engineer Salaries

▲4%


Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
▲1%

ANSYS
▲1%

National Average
$73,000


Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼1%

Microsoft Excel
▼2%


Pro/Engineer
▼2%


Microsoft Word
▼3%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▼5%

▼9%


AutoDesk
▼14%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 537 votes.

Gender

Female
9 %
Male
91 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
no benefits
None: 9%