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Research Engineer Salary with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills

Research Engineers with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills take home an average $67K per year. Cash earnings for Research Engineers with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills — which occasionally include more than $7K from bonuses and more than $11K from profit sharing — stretch from around $55K to approximately $103K. Most Research Engineers with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$55,249 - $99,566
MEDIAN: $67,242

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$55,249 - $99,566  
$0.00 - $7,213  
Profit Sharing
$503 - $11,234  
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).
$54,631 - $102,505  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 128

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Experience Affects Research Engineer with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills Salaries

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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 37 votes.


8 %
92 %

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: 93% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 5%