How much does a Design Engineer II make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Design Engineer II in the United States is $38 as of June 28, 2021, but the range typically falls between $35 and $42. 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. 

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Job Description for Design Engineer II

Design Engineer II 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 II analyzes test results and recommends appropriate design changes. Coordinates with other engineering staff to complete projects. Additionally, Design Engineer II requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a supervisor or manager. The Design Engineer II gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. To be a Design Engineer II typically requires 2 to 4 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
+ 6.1%
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
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