Lead Design Engineer Salary in the United States

How much does a Lead Design Engineer make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Lead Design Engineer in the United States is $39 as of September 26, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $32 and $48. 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.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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39

Average Total Hourly Cash Compensation

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Job Openings for Lead Design Engineer
ATR International - Palo Alto , CA
Provides technical feedback to lead engineers and management. * Determines specifications for design, development, test and/or production activities. * Receives broad assignments with limited ...
ZipRecruiter - 7 days ago
Bell & Associates, Inc. - Kansas City , KS
Mechanical Design Engineer Middle $80K's plus solid benefits Kansas City, Kansas Interviewing ... May lead a project or direct a project work package at the discretion of engineering management
ZipRecruiter - 6 days ago
PEAK Technical Staffing USA - Chatsworth , CA
LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY ITAR COMPLIANT The Mechanical Design Engineer will lead the design, analysis and testing of a product based on a concept or a customer defined requirement. Essential functions
ZipRecruiter - 5 days ago
BlackTree Technical Group, Inc. - Peabody , MA
Lead Mechanical Design Engineering for product development. **Must have strong experience with capital equipment, automated equipment experience or imaging equipment ** Work will be around 75% new ...
ZipRecruiter - Today
Design Engineer (Sensors/Harness) The Design Engineer directs, coordinates, and executes all ... Lead development and execution of tactical projects to deliver Time, Cost, Budget and DFMA-Q ...
ZipRecruiter - 1 day ago
PrincePerelson & Associates - Cedar City , UT
Essential Functions of Mechanical Engineer Lead: * Manage a team of designers with overall ... Lead mechanical design team through continuous improvement and product improvement initiatives
ZipRecruiter - 1 day ago