Experienced Research & Development (R&D) Engineer, Computer Software Salary

Average Experienced Software Research & Development Engineers make around $115K per year. Job satisfaction is reported as high by the vast majority of workers. Male Experienced Software Research & Development Engineers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field.

$89,600 - $188,500
$90K
$120K
$190K
MEDIAN: $115,118
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Salary
$89,600 - $188,500  
   
Bonus
$2,534 - $16,176  
Profit Sharing
$26,750  
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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$93,080 - $209,101  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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Key Stats for Research & Development (R&D) Engineer, Computer Software

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
10-19 years
94%
20 years or more
6%
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Skills That Affect Research & Development (R&D) Engineer, Computer Software Salaries

C programming Language
▲1%

C++ Programming Language
▼0%

C
▼0%

Linux
▼0%

National Average
$117,000

Python
▼1%

Java
▼2%

UNIX
▼6%

C++
▼7%

C#
▼13%

SQL
▼23%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 2 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
72 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 93%
vision benefits
Vision: 78%
no benefits
None:
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