$65,243
Avg. Salary
$24.82
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$2,515

Bonus

$2,417

Profit Sharing

$4,500

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Design Engineer with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills is $24.82 per hour.

The average pay for a Design Engineer with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills is $65,243 per year.

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$16.32
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$24.82
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$37.25
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MEDIAN $24.82
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$51k
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$89k
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MEDIAN $65,243
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MEDIAN: $65,243
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$0$91K
Salary $50,725 - $89,003
Bonus $409 - $8,262
Profit Sharing $508 - $8,040
Commission $4,500
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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$47,407 - $91,011
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,281
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $16.32 - $37.25
Hourly Tips $7.27
Overtime $22.88 - $48.91
Annual Data $0$91K
Bonus $409 - $8,262
Commission $4,500
Profit Sharing $508 - $8,040
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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$47,407 - $91,011
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 May 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 494

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 by Experience Level for Design Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Design Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Design Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $62,000 based on 726 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Design Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 282 salaries. An experienced Design Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $77,000 based on 145 salaries. A Design Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $83,000 based on 81 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

24%

17%

8%

-5%

National Average: $65,236

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Key Stats for Design Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 613 votes.
Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
8%

Experience Affects Design Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲28%

▲18%

Mid-Career
▲10%

National Average
$65,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 613 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
11%
1-4 years
49%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 10%