Updated Sep 15, 2022

How much does a Design Engineer make?

Updated Sep 15, 2022

Experience

Industry

$96,709 / yrTotal Pay
$77,391 / yrBase Pay
$19,317 / yrAdditional Pay

$96,709

 / yr
$66K$146K
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Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Design Engineer is $96,709 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $77,391 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 $19,317 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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Total Pay Trajectory

For Design Engineer

$96,709 /yr
Design Engineer
$132,564 /yr
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Related Job Titles

For Design Engineer

Some related job titles are Electrical Engineer Salaries with median pay of $87,968, Entry Level Engineer Salaries with median pay of $73,831, Hardware Design Engineer Salaries with median pay of $138,519, Mechanical Design Engineer Salaries with median pay of $94,842.

Top Paying Companies

For a Design Engineer in United States

Below is the total pay for the top 10 highest paying companies for a Design Engineer in United States. Employers include Meta, Google and NVIDIA.

1
Meta
$214,145/yr
2
Google
$198,610/yr
5
Apple
$179,641/yr
6
Arm
$177,493/yr
10
Xilinx
$173,500/yr

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$90,403

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$77,876

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$85,356

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$177,493

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Top Paying Industries

For a Design Engineer in United States

The top 5 paying industries for a Design Engineer in United States are Transportation & Logistics with a median total pay of $135,377, Information Technology with a median total pay of $123,690, Personal Consumer Services with a median total pay of $111,676, Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology with a median total pay of $110,963, and Healthcare with a median total pay of $110,130.

IndustryTotal PayTotal Pay Insight
  • Transportation & LogisticsTransportation & Logistics$135,377

    24% Higher than other industries

  • Information TechnologyInformation Technology$123,690

    17% Higher than other industries

  • Personal Consumer ServicesPersonal Consumer Services$111,676

    8% Higher than other industries

  • Pharmaceutical & BiotechnologyPharmaceutical & Biotechnology$110,963

    8% Higher than other industries

  • HealthcareHealthcare$110,130

    7% Higher than other industries

Transportation & Logistics

The top paying company in Transportation & Logistics for Design Engineer is Ferno-Washington.

Ferno-WashingtonFerno-Washington$135,377/yr

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Base Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Design Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$65,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Design Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$85,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Design Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$68,750

/yr

$68K | $750

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Design Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$58,500

/yr

$57K | $2K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Design Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$76,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Design Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$80,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Design Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$86,000

/yr

$76K | $10K

SubmittedYesterday

4-6 years
Yesterday
Design Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$62,500

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Design Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$80,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday

Design Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Design Engineer is $77,391 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Design Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 17623 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Design Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Design Engineer in United States is $110,249 per year.

The lowest salary for a Design Engineer in United States is $54,326 per year.

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