How much does a Design Engineer III make in Washington, DC? The average Design Engineer III salary in Washington, DC is $114,790 as of May 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $106,581 and $127,441. 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 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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About Washington, District of Columbia    Washington, D.C. is located in the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S. East Coast. Due to the District of Columbia retrocession, the city has a total area....More

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