The average salary for a Design Engineer at General Electric (GE) Energy is $75,011.
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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 rese…Read more
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
The top respondents for the job title Design Engineer are from the companies The Boeing Company, Intel Corporation and Caterpillar, Inc.. Reported salaries are highest at Intel Corporation where the average pay is $104,368. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include The Boeing Company and General Motors Corporation, earning around $94,515 and $81,726, respectively. RFA Minnesota Engineering pays the lowest at around $55,927. Caterpillar, Inc. and Ford Motor Company also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $77,691 and $78,038, respectively.
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Popular Skills for Design Engineer
Skills that pay less than market rate include Product Development, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.
Pay by Experience Level for Design Engineer
An early career Design Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $71,153 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Design Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $79,040 based on 9 salaries.
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