How much does a Design Engineer IV make in Washington, DC? The average Design Engineer IV salary in Washington, DC is $139,008 as of September 25, 2020, but the range typically falls between $124,026 and $158,049. 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 IV

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 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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