How much does a Design Engineer III make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Design Engineer III in the United States is $50 as of June 28, 2021, but the range typically falls between $46 and $55. 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 III

Design Engineer III designs new products and makes improvements to existing products. May evaluate products, parts, or processes for cost efficiency and reliability and ensure project completion. Being a Design Engineer III works with other members of the engineering staff to ensure that production is completed in a timely manner. Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Additionally, Design Engineer III typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Design Engineer III typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. (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
-2.6%
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
-0.7%

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Skills associated with Design Engineer III: CAD Software, Product Design, Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) Software, Testing Results Analysis ...More

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