How much does a Design Engineer make?

Updated Jan. 21, 2022
US$81,905 /yr
Average Base Pay

12,594 salaries

US$59K

Low

US$82K

Average

US$113K

High

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How much does a Design Engineer make? The national average salary for a Design Engineer is $81,905 in United States. Filter by location to see Design Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 12,594 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Design Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L2
Design Engineer$75,789 /yr
L3
Senior Design Engineer$126,969 /yr
L4
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Electrical Engineer

$80,573

per year

Entry Level Engineer

$76,027

per year

Hardware Design Engineer

$90,608

per year

Mechanical Design Engineer

$67,478

per year

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Evertz Microsystems
3.3

Evertz Microsystems

Design Engineer

$77,685

 /yr
Range: $58K - $119K
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$58K

$119K

$58,219 - $118,975 Range

RJC
3.7

RJC

Design Engineer

$69,222

 /yr
Range: $61K - $75K

$61K

$75K

$60,947 - $75,429 Range

Multimatic Manufacturing
3.7

Multimatic Manufacturing

Design Engineer

$78,912

 /yr
Range: $63K - $116K

$63K

$116K

$63,439 - $116,265 Range

Pentair
3.7

Pentair

Design Engineer

$70,515

 /yr
Range: $68K - $76K

$68K

$76K

$67,524 - $75,564 Range

AMD
4.2

AMD

Design Engineer

$84,059

 /yr
Range: $76K - $178K

$76K

$178K

$76,000 - $178,371 Range

Buhler Industries
3.3

Buhler Industries

Design Engineer

$64,490

 /yr
Range: $52K - $82K

$52K

$82K

$51,691 - $81,547 Range

Magna International
3.7

Magna International

Design Engineer

$63,131

 /yr
Range: $55K - $89K

$55K

$89K

$55,000 - $88,757 Range

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Ontario Power Generation
4.1

Ontario Power Generation

Design Engineer

$129,532

 /yr
Range: $100K - $158K

$100K

$158K

$99,854 - $157,813 Range

Microchip Technology
4

Microchip Technology

Design Engineer

$76,645

 /yr
Range: $75K - $96K

$75K

$96K

$74,903 - $96,266 Range

AME Consulting Group
3.8

AME Consulting Group

Design Engineer

$57,716

 /yr
Range: $53K - $65K

$53K

$65K

$52,546 - $65,000 Range

ENMAX
3.7

ENMAX

Design Engineer

$104,197

 /yr
Range: $85K - $108K

$85K

$108K

$85,253 - $108,434 Range

Haakon Industries
3.4

Haakon Industries

Design Engineer

$61,432

 /yr
Range: $59K - $66K

$59K

$66K

$59,026 - $66,449 Range

Altera
3.3

Altera

Design Engineer

$91,168

 /yr
Range: $68K - $151K

$68K

$151K

$68,395 - $151,022 Range

PMC-Sierra
4.1

PMC-Sierra

Design Engineer

$102,125

 /yr
Range: $84K - $123K

$84K

$123K

$83,873 - $123,485 Range

Brandt Group of Companies
2.7

Brandt Group of Companies

Design Engineer

$71,618

 /yr
Range: $63K - $73K

$63K

$73K

$63,131 - $73,152 Range

National Steel Car
3.2

National Steel Car

Design Engineer

$66,005

 /yr
Range: $64K - $67K

$64K

$67K

$63,580 - $66,918 Range

Vuteq
3.8

Vuteq

Design Engineer

$60,529

 /yr
Range: $53K - $67K

$53K

$67K

$53,140 - $66,946 Range

Mold-Masters
3.4

Mold-Masters

Design Engineer

$66,131

 /yr
Range: $61K - $75K

$61K

$75K

$61,490 - $75,000 Range

Honeywell
3.8

Honeywell

Design Engineer

$88,246

 /yr
Range: $63K - $115K

$63K

$115K

$62,772 - $114,678 Range

Bombardier
3.5

Bombardier

Design Engineer

$80,423

 /yr
Range: $69K - $114K

$69K

$114K

$69,222 - $114,456 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Design Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Design Engineer is $75,789 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Design Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 343 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Design Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Design Engineer in Canada is $105,115 per year.

The lowest salary for a Design Engineer in Canada is $54,644 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent design engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$60,000
per year
A Design Engineer in the Toronto Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$60,000
per year
A Silicon Design Engineer in the Toronto Area area reported making $60,000 per year
Job Highlights
Toronto Area area
Intern
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$85,000
per year
A Silicon Design Engineer in the Toronto Area area reported making $85,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$88,400
per year
A Highway Design Engineer in the Vancouver Area area reported making $88,400 per year
Additional Pay
$5k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Vancouver Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private