Entry-Level Design Engineer Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Design Engineer is $61,585 per year.

$48,462 - $80,966
$48K
$62K
$81K
MEDIAN: $62,136
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50%
90%

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$15.13 - $34.39
$15
$24
$34
MEDIAN: $24.07
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$0$82K
Salary $48,462 - $80,966
Bonus $135.00 - $6,942
Profit Sharing $393.95 - $8,109
Commission $3,000
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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$44,773 - $82,625
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 2,794
Hourly Data $0$48
Hourly Rate $15.13 - $34.39
Overtime $22.33 - $48.21
Annual Data $0$82K
Bonus $135.00 - $6,942
Commission $3,000
Profit Sharing $393.95 - $8,109
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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$44,773 - $82,625
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 21 Oct 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 617

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $61,916

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Design Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Design Engineer in Louisville:
"More trainings for beginners."
More trainings for beginners.

Design Engineer in Oconomowoc:
"What am I getting into."
There are many companies with many incentives. Try and find out all things that are included in your job. Who do you report to? What is expected of you? What is outside of your primary function. Knowledge is truly power.

Design Engineer in New York:
"Change the world."
Take your idea and chose your prafation.

Design Engineer in Long Beach:
"No one knows what I do."
I'm a design engineer now with a strong graphic design background. Most software engineers have little to no skill or knowledge with layout and design. My engineering skills are average or maybe below, by my strengths lend themselves nicely to the software development industry. As part of the team, I'm able to implement complex designs which allows the company to release complete products without needing to hire outside consulting to implement designs. It still seems like there is a lack of awareness of this need in the software world. CSS is seen as a bit of a mystery that few engineers see the value in learning.

Design Engineer in Denver:
"How I contribute to the big picture."
Ask questions. Don't hesitate to reach out when things don't make sense.

Design Engineer in Tulsa:
"New Engineers."
Work with the people in the shop, as well as in the office. Don't be afraid to get your hands dirty. Everything is in the details for triple check your work, and make sure everything is there that is needed.

Design Engineer in Riverside:
"T.E.A.M."
Work together. Together Everyone Achieves More.

Key Stats for Design Engineer

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 584 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
73%
5-9 years
14%

Skills That Affect Design Engineer Salaries

▲9%




▲3%


National Average
$62,000

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼1%




Windows Operating System General Use
▼4%

▼5%



▼11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 584 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 86%
dental benefits
Dental: 74%
vision benefits
Vision: 61%
no benefits
None: 12%