Alternate Job Titles: Senior Level Design Engineer, Level III Design Engineer, Design Engineer III
How much does a Design Engineer III make? The median annual Design Engineer III salary is $94,436, as of March 31, 2017, with a range usually between $87,137-$104,905, however this can vary widely depending on a variety of factors. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Design Engineer III in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Design Engineer III in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annual pay for a typical Design Engineer III in the United States is $94,436, so 50% of the people who perform the job of Design Engineer III in the United States are expected to make less than $94,436.
Source: HR Reported data as of March 31, 2017
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Design Engineer III that make less than that salary. For example 50% of the people who perform the job of Design Engineer III are expected to make less than the median.
Source: HR Reported data as of April 2017
Designs new products and makes improvements to existing products. May evaluate products, parts, or processes for cost efficiency and reliability and ensure project completion. Works with other members of the engineering staff to ensure that production is completed in a timely manner. Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty and 4-6 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. May lead and direct the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. View full job description