Entry-Level Research Engineer Salary

The average salary for an Entry-Level Research Engineer is $72,449 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Chemical Process Engineering, Machine Learning, and Material Science.

$52,338 - $103,549
(Median)
$52K
$72K
$100K
MEDIAN: $72,448
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$14.70 - $45.62
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$46
MEDIAN: $24.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$52,338 - $103,549  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,192  
Profit Sharing
$3.30 - $6,787  
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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$51,050 - $108,249  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 819
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.70 - $45.62  
   
Overtime
$20.64 - $60.14  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,192  
   
Profit Sharing
$3.30 - $6,787  
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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$51,050 - $108,249  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 37
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Skills That Affect Research Engineer Salaries

Chemical Process Engineering
up arrow 28%

Machine Learning
up arrow 23%

Material Science
up arrow 14%


Project Management
up arrow 9%

Data Modeling
up arrow 3%

Systems Engineering
up arrow 3%

Software Development
0%

National Average
$73,000

Research Analysis
up arrow 1%

Matlab
up arrow 1%

Product Development
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Engineering Design
up arrow 3%

Test Engineering
up arrow 4%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 99 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 93%
dental benefits
Dental: 82%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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