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Updated July 11, 2022

Average Product Design Engineer Salary

$84,718 yearly
To create our salary estimates, Zippia starts with data published in publicly available sources such as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), Foreign Labor Certification Data Center (FLC) Show More

$40.73 hourly

Entry level Salary
$65,000 yearly
$65,000
10 %
$84,718
Median
$109,000
90 %

How much does a Product Design Engineer make?

Product design engineers make $84,718 per year on average, or $40.73 per hour, in the United States. Product design engineers on the lower end of that spectrum, the bottom 10% to be exact, make roughly $65,000 a year, while the top 10% makes $109,000.

Location impacts how much a product design engineer can expect to make. Product design engineers make the most in California, Washington, Colorado, Alaska, and Idaho.

Highest Paying States For Product Design Engineers

The darker areas on the map show where product design engineers earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Product Design Engineer average salary by State

Rank  State  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Count  
1California$127,661$61.3810,748
2Washington$106,748$51.322,022
3Colorado$102,713$49.382,064
4Arizona$95,986$46.151,900
5Oregon$96,694$46.491,327
6Alaska$101,067$48.59186
7New Mexico$94,573$45.47442
8Nevada$93,286$44.85508
9Massachusetts$92,447$44.452,235
10Texas$82,952$39.885,988
11Idaho$98,794$47.50255
12Utah$88,495$42.55673
13Maine$86,645$41.66274
14Michigan$76,913$36.982,140
15District of Columbia$86,894$41.78415
16Wyoming$76,464$36.76156
17West Virginia$83,019$39.91201
18Maryland$78,304$37.651,846
19Ohio$73,958$35.562,397
20South Dakota$78,639$37.81172
21Virginia$77,854$37.432,104
22Tennessee$77,146$37.09996
23Montana$81,115$39.00159
24Nebraska$73,658$35.41506
25Connecticut$80,699$38.80605
26Alabama$75,670$36.38870
27New Hampshire$77,458$37.24325
28Rhode Island$76,576$36.82207
29Indiana$73,021$35.111,378
30Wisconsin$71,278$34.271,462
31New York$77,433$37.232,527
32Louisiana$77,841$37.42383
33North Dakota$71,393$34.32214
34Illinois$77,458$37.241,847
35Pennsylvania$70,496$33.893,029
36Oklahoma$75,626$36.36398
37Iowa$71,661$34.45790
38Kansas$71,495$34.37654
39Georgia$70,144$33.722,598
40Minnesota$73,556$35.361,275
41North Carolina$72,560$34.881,673
42Missouri$71,077$34.171,149
43Delaware$70,345$33.82252
44New Jersey$74,034$35.591,112
45Hawaii$71,399$34.33162
46Florida$63,915$30.733,504
47Arkansas$62,878$30.23537
48Kentucky$66,280$31.87642
49South Carolina$63,358$30.46888
50Mississippi$66,599$32.02261
51Vermont$63,932$30.74129

Highest Paying Cities For Product Design Engineers

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Rank  City  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
1San Francisco, CA$138,094$66.39
2Seattle, WA$106,884$51.39
3Colorado Springs, CO$102,981$49.51
4Phoenix, AZ$96,566$46.43
5Burlington, MA$92,203$44.33
6Austin, TX$83,330$40.06
7Chicago, IL$77,563$37.29
8New York, NY$77,476$37.25
9Troy, MI$77,112$37.07
10Wall, NJ$73,937$35.55
11Fort Wayne, IN$73,837$35.50
12Fridley, MN$73,672$35.42
13Dublin, OH$73,570$35.37
14Wichita, KS$72,212$34.72
15Milwaukee, WI$71,223$34.24

Product Design Engineer Salary Details

Product Design Engineer Salary

What is a Product Design Engineer's Salary?

Percentile  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  
90th Percentile$109,000$9,083$52
75th Percentile$97,000$8,083$47
Average$84,718$7,060$41
25th Percentile$73,000$6,083$35
10th Percentile$65,000$5,417$31

Average Salary By Related Titles

Job Title  Annual Salary  Monthly Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
Engineer$86,463$7,205$41.57618,207
Equipment Engineer$102,787$8,566$49.42108,449
Staff Engineer$113,160$9,430$54.40277,011
Facility Engineer$82,554$6,879$39.6994,268
Tool Engineer$100,572$8,381$48.3598,936
Quality Engineer$76,462$6,372$36.7696,838

Here are the five companies hiring the most now:

  1. Meta Jobs (33)
  2. Google Jobs (52)
  3. Apple Jobs (409)
  4. Western Digital Jobs (90)
  5. Whirlpool Jobs (12)

Which Companies Pay Product Design Engineers The Most?

According to our most recent salary estimates, Meta and Google are the highest paying companies for product design engineers.
Rank  Company  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  Job Openings  
1Meta$143,557$69.023358
2Google$129,197$62.11432
3Micron Technology$114,801$55.1969
4The Wonderful Company$110,998$53.36
5Apple$110,691$53.221509
6Western Digital$105,346$50.6562
7Sony Electronics$104,229$50.1135
8Duolingo$102,738$49.3923
9Broadcom$102,234$49.1557
10Sandia National Labs$101,990$49.03131
11Microsemi$101,872$48.98
12Stanley Black & Decker$101,493$48.7927
13CROSS$100,962$48.54
14Illumitex$97,824$47.03
15P&G$97,804$47.0236
16IDEX$97,768$47.0045
17Amazon$97,462$46.861819
18Siemens$97,453$46.85725
19Whirlpool$96,736$46.513
20Alere$96,476$46.3839

How Much Do Product Design Engineers Make In Different Industries?

Here are some examples of how much a product design engineer salaries can based on different industries:

  1. The technology industry pays product design engineers an average salary of $99,053

  2. The finance industry pay $88,671

  3. The lowest paying industry for product design engineers is the automotive industry. Product design engineers in this industry earn an average salary of $81,561

Highest Paying Industries For Product Design Engineers

Rank  Industry  Average Salary  Hourly Rate  
1Technology$99,053$47.62
2Finance$88,671$42.63
3Manufacturing$82,363$39.60
4Automotive$81,561$39.21

High Paying Product Design Engineer Jobs

Product Design Engineer Salary Trends

The salary for a product design engineer can vary depending on the years of experience that a person has, from entry level to senior level. Data on how experience level affects total compensation is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

Product Design Engineer Salary By Experience Level

Experience Level  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  
Entry Level$67,200$32.30
Mid Level$82,000$39.43
Senior Level$131,000$62.92

Average Product Design Engineer Salary Over Time

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

    Product Design Engineer Salary By Year

    Year  Avg. Salary  Hourly Rate  % Change  
    2022$84,700$40.73+1.9%
    2021$83,100$39.95+1.2%
    2020$82,100$39.47+1.7%
    2019$80,700$38.80+2.0%
    2018$79,100$38.03+0.7%

    Recently Added Product Design Engineer Salaries

    Company  Job  Location  Date Added  Salary  
    Meta Platforms, Inc.Product Design Engineer, Reality LabsSeattle, WA06/01/2022$137,000
    Meta Platforms, Inc.Product Design Engineer, Reality LabsSunnyvale, CA05/29/2022$204,000
    TPI Staffing GroupProduct Design EngineerWestminster, VT05/19/2022$70,000
    TPI Staffing GroupProduct Design EngineerKeene, NH05/19/2022$70,000
    Viasat Inc.Packaging Design Engineer-Rf/Microelectronic ProductsHouston, TX05/17/2022$144,350
    Viasat Inc.Packaging Design Engineer-Rf/Microelectronic ProductsWarrenton, VA05/17/2022$144,350
    Viasat Inc.Packaging Design Engineer-Rf/Microelectronic ProductsBoston, MA05/17/2022$144,350
    Viasat Inc.Packaging Design Engineer-Rf/Microelectronic ProductsNevada05/17/2022$144,350
    Viasat Inc.Packaging Design Engineer-Rf/Microelectronic ProductsAtlanta, GA05/17/2022$144,350
    Viasat Inc.Packaging Design Engineer-Rf/Microelectronic ProductsHuntsville, AL05/17/2022$144,350

    Product Design Engineer Salaries FAQs

    What state pays Product Design Engineers the most?

    California pays Product Design Engineers the most in the United States, with an average salary of $127,661 per year, or $61.38 per hour.

    How do I know if I'm being paid fairly as a Product Design Engineer?

    You know if you are being paid fairly as a Product Design Engineer if your pay is close to the average pay for the state you live in. For example, if you live in Washington you should be paid close to $106,748 per year.

    What type of Product Design Engineer gets paid the most?

    Staff Engineer gets paid the most. Staff Engineer made a median salary of $113,160. The best-paid 10 percent make $139,000, while the lowest-paid 10 percent make $91,000.

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