Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Design Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

$92,182 / yrTotal Pay
$76,819 / yrBase Pay
$15,363 / yrAdditional Pay

$92,182

 / yr
$24K$364K
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The estimated total pay for a Design Engineer is $92,182 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $76,819 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $15,363 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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$92,182 /yr
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What are some related job titles for Design Engineer?

Some related job titles are Electrical Engineer Salaries with median pay of $100,383, Entry Level Engineer Salaries with median pay of $78,470, Hardware Design Engineer Salaries with median pay of $111,387, Mechanical Design Engineer Salaries with median pay of $91,242.

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Cyient
3.5

Cyient

Design Engineer

$75,387

 /yr
Range: $55K - $92K

$55K

$92K

$55,066 - $91,886 Range

Larsen & Toubro
3.7

Larsen & Toubro

Design Engineer

$75,096

 /yr
Range: $56K - $141K

$56K

$141K

$55,904 - $140,979 Range

AXISCADES
3.5

AXISCADES

Design Engineer

$76,226

 /yr
Range: $51K - $100K

$51K

$100K

$51,478 - $99,784 Range

Satyam Venture Engineering Services
3.2

$66K

$98K

$66,361 - $97,565 Range

Arm
3.9

Arm

Design Engineer

$112,291

 /yr
Range: $96K - $129K

$96K

$129K

$96,099 - $129,497 Range

L&T Technology Services
3.5

$76,849

 /yr
Range: $61K - $109K

$61K

$109K

$61,477 - $109,293 Range

Cirrus Logic
4.1

Cirrus Logic

Design Engineer

$118,353

 /yr
Range: $97K - $184K

$97K

$184K

$97,120 - $184,254 Range

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Intel Corporation
4.3

Intel Corporation

Design Engineer

$116,899

 /yr
Range: $76K - $226K

$76K

$226K

$76,391 - $226,000 Range

Mahindra Satyam
3.7

Mahindra Satyam

Design Engineer

$75,905

 /yr
Range: $74K - $88K

$74K

$88K

$74,235 - $87,647 Range

Boeing
3.8

Boeing

Design Engineer

$99,481

 /yr
Range: $66K - $173K

$66K

$173K

$65,948 - $172,648 Range

LCC International
3.9

LCC International

Design Engineer

$91,085

 /yr
Range: $74K - $106K

$74K

$106K

$73,501 - $105,770 Range

Xilinx
4.3

Xilinx

Design Engineer

$134,309

 /yr
Range: $99K - $168K

$99K

$168K

$98,656 - $168,495 Range

KPIT Technologies
3.6

KPIT Technologies

Design Engineer

$77,968

 /yr
Range: $49K - $92K

$49K

$92K

$49,490 - $92,209 Range

Analog Devices
4.0

Analog Devices

Design Engineer

$120,232

 /yr
Range: $95K - $177K

$95K

$177K

$95,231 - $177,370 Range

Texas Instruments
4.2

Texas Instruments

Design Engineer

$112,630

 /yr
Range: $84K - $189K

$84K

$189K

$84,120 - $188,772 Range

Caterpillar
4.0

Caterpillar

Design Engineer

$95,033

 /yr
Range: $72K - $115K

$72K

$115K

$72,144 - $115,177 Range

Micron Technology
3.9

Micron Technology

Design Engineer

$126,395

 /yr
Range: $74K - $148K

$74K

$148K

$73,754 - $148,237 Range

Belcan
3.5

Belcan

Design Engineer

$68,670

 /yr
Range: $54K - $97K

$54K

$97K

$53,913 - $97,301 Range

NXP Semiconductors
3.9

NXP Semiconductors

Design Engineer

$123,240

 /yr
Range: $86K - $179K

$86K

$179K

$85,589 - $179,401 Range

KPFF
4.0

KPFF

Design Engineer

$75,562

 /yr
Range: $60K - $90K

$60K

$90K

$60,000 - $90,284 Range

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$60,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

7 days ago by a Design Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$67,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$1,000/yr

8 days ago by a Design Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$110,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Hardware Design Engineer with less than one year of experience

$55,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Design Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

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$72,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Design Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$60,000

/yrAvg Base Salary

8 days ago by a Design Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$100,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$1,850/yr

8 days ago by a RF Microwave Design Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

$79,000

/yrAvg Base Salary
Cash Bonus$1,000/yr

8 days ago by a Design Engineer with 1 to 3 years of experience

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Frequently asked questions about a Design Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Design Engineer is $81,905 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Design Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 12594 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Design Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Design Engineer in United States is $113,325 per year.

The lowest salary for a Design Engineer in United States is $59,197 per year.

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