How much does a Design Engineer I make in Berkeley, CA? The average Design Engineer I salary in Berkeley, CA is $81,198 as of February 26, 2020, but the range typically falls between $74,633 and $87,964. 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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Design Engineer I contributes to the designs of new products and improvements to existing products. Researches and evaluates products, parts, or processes for cost efficiency and reliability. Being a Design Engineer I analyzes test results and recommends appropriate design changes. Coordinates with other engineering staff to complete projects. Additionally, Design Engineer I requires a bachelor's degree of engineering. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Design Engineer I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. To be a Design Engineer I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)

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