Design Engineer I Salary in San Jose, California

How much does a Design Engineer I make in San Jose, CA? The average Design Engineer I salary in San Jose, CA is $85,208 as of September 26, 2019, but the range typically falls between $78,320 and $92,304. 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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Skills Associated with Design Engineer I: Product Requirements, Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) Software, CAD Software, Design Documentation ...More

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Job Description

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 2019 Salary.com)

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