Research & Development (R&D) Engineer, IT Salary

The average salary for a Research & Development (R&D) Engineer, IT is $74,013 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this career.

$50,000 - $116,317
MEDIAN: $74,013

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$43,809 - $125,500  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 29
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Job Description for Research & Development (R&D) Engineer, IT

Research and development engineers work in the manufacturing field to design and develop new products. These engineers regularly use programs such as AutoCAD to create 3D designs, so advanced computer knowledge is generally required.


Research & Development (R&D) Engineer, IT Tasks

  • Research, design, develop, and test computer or computer-related equipment.
  • Provide technical support to team members.
  • Define and coordinate corrective action changes.
  • Write documentation and test specifications.

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Job Satisfaction

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Years of Experience

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1-4 years
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 85%
dental benefits
Dental: 65%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 15%