Research and Development Engineer Salary

A Research and Development Engineer earns an average salary of £29,504 per year. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience. Experience has a moderate effect on pay for this job. A skill in Engineering Design is associated with high pay for this job.

£20,359 - £42,501
MEDIAN: £29,503

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£20,732 - £43,610  
Country: United Kingdom | Currency: GBP | Updated: 17 Mar 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 150
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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.

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Experience Affects Research and Development Engineer Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Research and Development Engineer Salaries

Engineering Design
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Computer Aided Design (CAD)
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National Average

Product Development
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 16 votes.


17 %
83 %

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: 38%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
medical benefits
Vision: 12%
dental benefits
None: 54%