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Design engineer salary in United States

How much does a Design Engineer make in the United States?

Average base salary

Average $87,330
Low $56,253
High $135,575
Cash bonus
$1,400per year
Non-cash benefit
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The average salary for a design engineer is $87,330 per year in the United States and $1,400 cash bonus per year.5.3k salaries reported, updated at September 27, 2023

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Top companies for Design Engineers in United States

  1. Apple
    12,305 reviews16 salaries reported
    $161,756per year
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Highest paying cities for Design Engineers near United States

  1. Everett, WA
    $148,521 per year
    19 salaries reported
  2. San Jose, CA
    $125,146 per year
    112 salaries reported
  3. Austin, TX
    $120,151 per year
    97 salaries reported
  1. Jupiter, FL
    $99,513 per year
    5 salaries reported
  2. Los Angeles, CA
    $98,069 per year
    22 salaries reported
  3. Wichita, KS
    $83,760 per year
    26 salaries reported
  1. Chicago, IL
    $83,339 per year
    36 salaries reported
  2. Fort Worth, TX
    $81,895 per year
    39 salaries reported
  3. Columbus, OH
    $77,275 per year
    48 salaries reported
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Where can a Design Engineer earn more?

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Most common benefits for Design Engineers

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Profit sharing
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance
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Salary satisfaction

Based on 605 ratings

57% of Design Engineers in the United States think their salaries are enough for the cost of living in their area.

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