Design Engineer IV Salary in San Jose, California

How much does a Design Engineer IV make in San Jose, CA? The average Design Engineer IV salary in San Jose, CA is $148,530 as of July 30, 2019, but the range typically falls between $132,522 and $168,868. 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 IV 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 IV may oversee the work of other design engineers. Works with other members of the engineering staff to ensure that production is completed in a timely manner. Additionally, Design Engineer IV requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. To be a Design Engineer IV typically requires 7+ years of related experience. A specialist on complex technical and business matters. Work is highly independent. May assume a team lead role for the work group. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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