DESIGN ENGINEER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$76,000
$57,000
Min 10%
$76,000
Median 50%
$99,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Facebook
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
California
Average Experience Level
3.4 years
How much does a design engineer make?
Design Engineers in the US make on average $76,096 annually or $36.58 hourly. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $99,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $57,000 per year. Professional companies and Technology companies tend to have the highest concentration of employment in this field. States with the highest Design Engineer salaries include California, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and New Jersey. The typical employment for a Design Engineer is 3.4 years.

Average Design Engineer Salary By Company

If you are a Design Engineer, you can expect good job security. However, keep in mind that some industries pay better than others. Most Design Engineer jobs are in Professional companies and Professional companies. Design Engineers at Facebook and Microsoft report the highest salaries. Also, companies like Google and eBay pay their Design Engineers very well.

Average Design Engineer Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Design Engineer in the USA is $76,096 annually or $36.58 hourly. Working in San Francisco, CA as a Design Engineer will pay you the highest wages at around $84,221 per year. Even an entry-level Design Engineer makes $58,000 per year in San Francisco, CA. The highest earning states when it comes to Design Engineer salaries are California, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and New Jersey. The lowest earning states are Oklahoma, Arkansas, Montana, Wyoming, and Hawaii.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$84,221
2
East Hartford, CT
$75,986
3
New York, NY
$75,489
4
Chandler, AZ
$74,256
5
Austin, TX
$73,426

Average Design Engineer Salary By Industry

Design Engineer salaries can vary depending on the industry. Our data shows that Telecommunication companies, Technology companies, and Manufacturing companies tend to have the highest salaries for Design Engineers. Telecommunication companies pay Design Engineers an average salary of $78,720, Technology companies pay $78,013, and Manufacturing companys come in at $77,324. The types of companies that pay Design Engineers the least are in the Construction industry, where the average annual salary is $70,080.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Telecommunication
$78,720
2
Technology
$78,013
3
Manufacturing
$77,324
4
Internet
$76,140
5
Professional
$76,103

RECENTLY ADDED Design Engineer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Aphena Pharma Solutions, Inc.
Design Engineer
10/31/2019
$65,000
Cybercoders
Design Engineer
10/30/2019
$100,000
Virginia.gov
Design Engineer
Richmond, VA
10/30/2019
$67,447
J. Patrick & Associates
Design Engineer
Dallas, TX
10/29/2019
$80,000
Selectek
Design Engineer
Atlanta, GA
10/28/2019
$58,436
J. Patrick & Associates
Design Engineer
Los Angeles, CA
10/28/2019
$80,000
Cybercoders
Design Engineer
10/27/2019
$55,000
Veterans Sourcing Group
Design Engineer
10/26/2019
$125,220
Sanford Rose Associates International, Inc.
Design Engineer
Plano, TX
10/26/2019
$100,000
Design Engineer
10/25/2019
$67,447
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