Average Machine Design Engineer Salary

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The average salary for a Machine Design Engineer is $66,851.
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$57k - $91k
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$47k - $95k

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Job Description for Machine Design Engineer

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.

Job Satisfaction for Machine Design Engineer

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Popular Skills for Machine Design Engineer

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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