How much does a CAE Designer III make in San Francisco, CA? The average CAE Designer III salary in San Francisco, CA is $111,608 as of June 28, 2021, but the range typically falls between $95,219 and $132,147. 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, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for CAE Designer III

CAE Designer III 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 III performs analysis to find flaws or inefficiencies in designs and to model solutions. Collects and assembles data. Additionally, CAE Designer III 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 III work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. To be a CAE Designer III typically requires 4 -7 years of related experience. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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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
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
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City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.7%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 20.3%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
-0.7%

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