CAE Designer II Salary in the United States

How much does a CAE Designer II make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a CAE Designer II in the United States is $35 as of August 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $31 and $40. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Job Description

Utilizes computer-aided engineering (CAE) software tools to support and optimize the design engineering process for products, components, or structures. Creates prototypes, layouts and models for product components, a system, or a manufacturing process using CAE tools. Performs analysis to find flaws or inefficiencies in designs and to model solutions. Collects and assembles data. Employs CAE tools to enable benchmarking, concept design, prototype development, simulation, and testing protocols. Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering or related discipline. Typically reports to a manager. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Typically requires 2 -4 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)

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    CAE Designer I

    0 - 2 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    CAE Designer II

    2 - 4 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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    CAE Designer III

    4 - 7 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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