The average salary for a Research Engineer in Boston, Massachusetts is $70,397 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Data Modeling and Simulation. People in this job generally don't have more than 10 years' experience.

$56,221 - $112,518
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$36,711 - $111,016  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 27
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About Boston, Massachusetts

Suffolk County, Massachusetts
621,176
Male:
322,149 (48.1%)
Female:
347,320 (51.9%)
Boston (pronounced /ˈbɒstən/ BOSS-tən) is the capital and most populous city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States. Boston is also the seat of Suffolk County, although the county government was disbanded on July 1, 1999. The city proper covers 48 square miles (124 km2) with an estimated population of 667,137 in 2015, making it the largest city in New England and the 23rd most populous city in the United States. The city is the economic and cultural anchor of a substantially larger metropolitan area called Greater Boston, home to 4.7 million people and the tenth-largest metropolitan statistical area in the country. Greater Boston as a commuting region is home to 8.1 million people, making it the sixth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. One of the oldest cities in the United States, Boston was founded on the Shawmut Peninsula in 1630 by Puritan settlers from England. It was the scene...
Boston:
$58,263
Massachusetts:
$70,628
$1,423
Boston:
$453,000
Massachusetts:
$352,100
4.6%

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Experience Affects Research Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
up arrow 30%

National Average
$71,000


Skills That Affect Research Engineer Salaries

Data Modeling
up arrow 37%

Simulation
up arrow 31%

Research Analysis
up arrow 1%

National Average
$71,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Matlab
up arrow 13%

Engineering Design
up arrow 15%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 15%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
23 %
Male
77 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
69%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
3%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
medical benefits
Vision: 58%
dental benefits
None: 12%
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