Design engineers help to conceive and create everything from the latest IPhone to offshore drilling components. The average salary for a design engineer is $42,500.00. Design engineering is for everywhere it can be inside, outside, in an office, and a lab. Responsibilities for design engineers include having meetings with other team members and brainstorm new ideas and possible solutions to production challenges. There is a demand for design engineers in the future because people will always need to design things for people like phones, clothes, houses, and many more things. To become a design engineer, you typically need a degree in mechanical, civil or electrical engineering. A degree in a field that’s even more specific to design engineering is ideal.