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Average Product Design Engineer Salary

$70,456
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$4,377
Bonus
$5,000
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The average salary for a Product Design Engineer is $70,456.
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$53k
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$70k
90%
$113k
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What Do Product Design Engineers Do?

Product Design Engineer Tasks
  • Develop a new product design or alter an existing one.
  • Evaluate results, making changes in processes, design or equipment where necessary.
  • Coordinate with teams in various aspects of design, production and marketing of products.
  • Prepare conceptual sketches or diagrams by hand or with the aid of a computer.

Job Satisfaction for Product Design Engineer

3.7 out of 5
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The top respondents for the job title Product Design Engineer are from the companies Apple Computer, Inc, Ford Motor Company and Honeywell Aerospace. Reported salaries are highest at Amazon.com Inc where the average pay is $130,000. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Apple Computer, Inc and Ford Motor Company, earning around $121,356 and $92,643, respectively. Bulk Handling Systems pays the lowest at around $53,721. Truck-Lite Co., Inc and Blount International also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying $54,000 and $66,819, respectively.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Product Design Engineers?

Skills in Engineering Design, Product Development, Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include SolidWorks.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Product Design Engineers?

An entry-level Product Design Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $63,132 based on 76 salaries. An early career Product Design Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $68,969 based on 297 salaries. A mid-career Product Design Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $77,059 based on 158 salaries. An experienced Product Design Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $80,466 based on 55 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $95,000.
Employees with Product Design Engineer in their job title in Cupertino, California earn an average of 80.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Sunnyvale, California (66.7% more) and San Francisco, California (34.8% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Phoenix, Arizona (1.6% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 620 survey responses.
Entry Level
12.3%
Early Career
47.9%
Mid Career
25.5%
Experienced
8.9%
Late Career
5.5%