Research Engineer with Computer Aided Design (CAD) Skills Salary

The average Research Engineer with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills earns approximately $74K per year. Career length and the particular city each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Men account for the majority of Research Engineers with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills who responded to the questionnaire — 88 percent to be exact. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Research Engineers with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,486 - $117,362
$51K
$74K
$120K
MEDIAN: $74,360
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$16.08 - $26.50
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MEDIAN: $20.00
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$0$118K
Salary $51,486 - $117,362
Bonus $0.00 - $10,365
Profit Sharing $4,000
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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$48,566 - $118,382
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 103
Hourly Data $0$33
Hourly Rate $20.00
Overtime $29.48
Annual Data $0$118K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,365
Profit Sharing $4,000
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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$48,566 - $118,382
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

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Pay by Experience Level for Research Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Research Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Research Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $70,000 based on 81 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Research Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $84,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Research Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 7 salaries. A Research Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $123,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Research Engineer

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Research Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲68%

Mid-Career
▲14%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$73,000

Entry-Level
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
12 %
Male
88 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 75%
vision benefits
Vision: 55%
no benefits
None: 12%
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