Research and Development Engineer Salary (United Kingdom)

The average pay for a Research and Development Engineer is £29,696 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
Research and Development Engineer Total Pay (?
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£20,614 - £38,643
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National Salary Data

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£0£14K£28K£42K
Salary
£20,614 - £38,643  
   
Bonus
£0.00 - £4,146  
Profit Sharing
£350.00 - £983  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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£21,150 - £40,019  
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Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 9 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 176
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What is it like working as a Research and Development Engineer?
Research and Development Engineer in Chelmsford:
Pros: It makes me think - I like to have a challenge.
Cons: I do not like the long commute or the expensive accommodation nearby.

Experience Affects Research and Development Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 18%
Late-Career
up arrow 11%
Mid-Career
up arrow 9%
National Average
₤30,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 6%
Job Satisfaction
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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 16 votes.
Gender
Female
11%
female alumni
 
Male
89%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
47%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
5%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 45% dental benefits Dental: 7%
vision benefits Vision: 18% employee benefits None: 44%
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