A Research & Development (R&D) Technician earns an average wage of $19.36 per hour. The highest paying skills associated with this job are Engineering Design, Test Engineering, and Process Improvement. People in this job generally don't have more than 20 years' experience.
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$32,289 - $64,236
$32K
$47K
$64K
MEDIAN: $46,725
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$13.28 - $29.62
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$32,289 - $64,236  
   
Bonus
$412.17 - $5,008  
Profit Sharing
$1,300  
Total Pay (?
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$30,611 - $66,627  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 124
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$13.28 - $29.62  
   
Overtime
$19.00 - $42.15  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$412.17 - $5,008  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,300  
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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$30,611 - $66,627  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 213

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Job Description for Research & Development (R&D) Technician

Research & development (R&D) technicians work within the development and research efforts of their organization and are in charge conducting research on a variety of topics and writing extensive reports based on their results.

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Research & Development (R&D) Technician Tasks

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

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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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Key Stats for Research & Development (R&D) Technician

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%
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Experience Affects Research & Development (R&D) Technician Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 36%

Experienced
up arrow 26%

Mid-Career
up arrow 14%

National Average
$45,000


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

Engineering Design
up arrow 14%

Test Engineering
up arrow 13%

Process Improvement
up arrow 12%



National Average
$45,000

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Research Analysis
up arrow 7%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 43 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
50%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
16%
20 years or more
9%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 71%
vision benefits
Vision: 54%
dental benefits
None: 20%
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