The average salary for a Design Engineering Manager in South Africa is R797,066.
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Job Description for Design Engineering Manager
Design engineering managers are employed in a number of fields, including architecture, manufacturing, and research/development, to lead a team of engineers and ensure that projects are completed on-budget and in a timely manner. The size of the team may range from just one or two people to twenty or more. Specific duties of these managers include assessing the feasibility of potential design projects, determining what resources are required to complete them, recruiting and managing employees, …Read more
Design Engineering Manager Tasks
- Consult or negotiate with clients to prepare project specifications.
- Analyze technology, resource needs, and market demand, to plan and assess the feasibility of projects.
- Plan, direct, or coordinate engineering activities and engineering teams.
- Present and explain proposals, reports, and findings to clients.
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Popular Skills for Design Engineering Manager
Skills in Project Management and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Autodesk AutoCAD, Product Development and Engineering Design.
Pay by Experience Level for Design Engineering Manager
An early career Design Engineering Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R420,000 based on 15 salaries. A mid-career Design Engineering Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R664,097 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Design Engineering Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R919,331 based on 21 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R968,140.
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