A Research Engineer earns an average salary of £33,495 per year. For the first five to ten years in this position, salary increases somewhat, but any additional experience does not have a big effect on pay. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.

£24,663 - £44,008
MEDIAN: £33,494

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£24,663 - £44,008  
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£24,788 - £47,924  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 103

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National Average: £33,996

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Research Engineer Reviews

What is it like working as a Research Engineer?

Research Engineer in Bristol:
"Mixed feelings."
Pros: The fact that I am given a lot of autonomy to complete my tasks, the relaxed atmosphere at work, the means at our disposal.
Cons: The short shortsightedness of management.

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Experience Affects Research Engineer Salaries

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Skills That Affect Research Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.


12 %
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 32%
dental benefits
Dental: 14%
medical benefits
Vision: 8%
dental benefits
None: 65%