Design Engineer in Denver, Colorado Salary

A Design Engineer in Denver, Colorado earns an average salary of $61,085 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases steeply, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay.

$52,345 - $99,973
$52K
$63K
$100K
MEDIAN: $63,034
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50%
90%

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$19.99 - $39.15
$20
$26
$39
MEDIAN: $26.01
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$0$99K
Salary $52,345 - $99,973
Bonus $97.87 - $8,272
Profit Sharing $1,650
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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$50,410 - $96,921
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 49
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $19.99 - $39.15
Overtime $36.16
Annual Data $0$96K
Bonus $97.87 - $8,272
Profit Sharing $1,650
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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$50,410 - $96,921
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Nov 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 12

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.

About Denver, Colorado

Denver County, Colorado
682,545
Male:
341,137 (50.0%)
Female:
341,408 (50.0%)
Denver (/ˈdɛnvər/), officially the City and County of Denver, is the capital and most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Colorado. Denver is located in the South Platte River Valley on the western edge of the High Plains just east of the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains. The Denver downtown district is located immediately east of the confluence of Cherry Creek with the South Platte River, approximately 12 mi (19 km) east of the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. Denver is nicknamed the Mile-High City because its official elevation is exactly one mile (5,280 ft or 1,610 m) above sea level, making it one of the highest major cities in the United States. The 105th meridian west of Greenwich, the longitudinal reference for the Mountain Time Zone, passes directly through Denver Union Station. Denver is ranked as a Beta- world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. With a 2015 estimated...
Denver:
$58,003
Colorado:
$63,909
$1,094
Denver:
$316,700
Colorado:
$283,800
3.2%

Design Engineer Job Listings

Key Stats for Design Engineer

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
7%

Experience Affects Design Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲25%

Experienced
▲22%

National Average
$62,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Design Engineer Salaries

Project Management
▲26%

SolidWorks
▼0%

National Average
$62,000


Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼1%

Matlab
▼1%

Microsoft Office
▼2%

autodesk autocad
▼4%

Microsoft Excel
▼4%

Microsoft Word
▼10%

AutoCAD
▼11%

Pro/Engineer
▼12%

Computer Aided Drafting & Design (CADD)
▼15%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
16%
1-4 years
46%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 84%
vision benefits
Vision: 62%
no benefits
None: 8%