How much does a CAE Designer I make in the United States? The average CAE Designer I salary in the United States is $76,191 as of May 28, 2024, but the range typically falls between $67,009 and $85,244. Salary ranges 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, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

CAE Designer I Salaries by Percentile
Percentile Salary Location Last Updated
10th Percentile CAE Designer I Salary $58,649 US May 28, 2024
25th Percentile CAE Designer I Salary $67,009 US May 28, 2024
50th Percentile CAE Designer I Salary $76,191 US May 28, 2024
75th Percentile CAE Designer I Salary $85,244 US May 28, 2024
90th Percentile CAE Designer I Salary $93,487 US May 28, 2024
25% $67,009 10% $58,649 90% $93,487 75% $85,244 $76,191 50%(Median) Didn’t find job title? Click
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What skills does a CAE Designer I need?

Each competency has five to ten behavioral assertions that can be observed, each with a corresponding performance level (from one to five) that is required for a particular job.


Presentation: Presentation conveys information from a speaker to an audience. Presentations are typically demonstrations, introduction, lecture, or speech meant to inform, persuade, inspire, motivate, build goodwill, or present a new idea/product.


Schematic: A schematic, or schematic diagram, is a representation of the elements of a system using abstract, graphic symbols rather than realistic pictures.


Adobe Creative Suite: Adobe Creative Suite is a discontinued software suite of graphic design, video editing, and web development applications developed by Adobe Systems.

Presentation 5.03%
Schematic 1.89%
Adobe Creative Suite 1.29%
Others 91.79%
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Job Description for CAE Designer I

CAE Designer I 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. Being a CAE Designer I performs analysis to find flaws or inefficiencies in designs and to model solutions. Collects and assembles data. Additionally, CAE Designer I 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. The CAE Designer I work is closely managed. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. To be a CAE Designer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2024 View full job description

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For CAE Designer I, the upper level is CAE Designer II and then progresses to CAE Designer IV.

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CAE Designer I salary varies from city to city. Compared with national average salary of CAE Designer I, the highest CAE Designer I salary is in San Francisco, CA, where the CAE Designer I salary is 25.0% above. The lowest CAE Designer I salary is in Miami, FL, where the CAE Designer I salary is 3.5% lower than national average salary.

City, State Compared to national average
City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.0%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 11.3%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
+ 4.9%
City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.1%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 16.8%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average

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