The average salary for a Machine Design Engineer is $66,851.
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Job Description for Machine Design Engineer
Machine design engineers work with and troubleshoot various types of machinery, as well as develop new types of equipment to be used to create new products. They often provide managerial and technical leadership when designing a product and also construct and commission advanced testing systems for a variety of clients. Most machine design engineers work in small teams which combine their ideas to develop custom designs which satisfy customers' needs, and these projects range from wind tunnels a…Read more
Machine Design Engineer Tasks
- Consider performance, safety, patents, goals, and regulatory requirements when designing products or systems.
- Research and analyze data to determine feasibility of design effort.
- Determine the direction of the design staff to create prototypes or drawings of the design effort.
- Make changes and corrections in the mechanical design throughout the life of the product.
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Popular Skills for Machine Design Engineer
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
Skills in Engineering Design, SolidWorks, Project Management, Troubleshooting and Computer Aided Design (CAD) are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Machine Design Engineer
An early career Machine Design Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $62,279 based on 19 salaries. A mid-career Machine Design Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,561 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Machine Design Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 7 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $73,208.
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