Research & Development (R&D) Technician Salary (United States)

A Research & Development (R&D) Technician earns an average wage of $18.71 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Engineering Design, Test Engineering, Data Analysis, and Product Development.
Research & Development (R&D) Technician Total Pay (?
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$32,896 - $63,508
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $44,486
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Research & Development (R&D) Technician Total Pay (?
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$13.71 - $25.81
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $18.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$22K$44K$66K
Salary
$32,896 - $63,508  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,003  
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $9,863  
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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$30,725 - $64,036  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 442
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$13.71 - $25.81  
   
Overtime
$21.31 - $40.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $5,003  
   
Profit Sharing
$304.10 - $9,863  
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).
)
$30,725 - $64,036  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 442
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Job Description for Research & Development (R&D) Technician

  • Extensively document process and materials for creation of old and new products, including quality control.
  • Evaluate products and packaging to determine improvements.
  • Analyze products or schematics to detect process or material improvements for old and new products.

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Pay by Experience Level for Research & Development (R&D) Technician

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Research & Development (R&D) Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%
Experienced
up arrow 18%
Mid-Career
up arrow 5%
National Average
$43,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

Skills That Affect Research & Development (R&D) Technician Salaries

Engineering Design
up arrow 19%
Test Engineering
up arrow 19%
Data Analysis
up arrow 14%
National Average
$43,000
Electronic Troubleshooting
up arrow 5%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
33%
female alumni
 
Male
67%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
6%
1-4 years
44%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
12%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 15%
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