Entry-Level Research Engineer Salary (United States)

The average salary for an Entry-Level Research Engineer is $69,830 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Data Modeling and Simulation.
Entry-Level Research Engineer Salary (?
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$50,056 - $98,736
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MEDIAN: $69,829
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Entry-Level Research Engineer Salary (?
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$14.68 - $41.08
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,056 - $98,736  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,313  
Profit Sharing
$175.00 - $9,125  
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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$49,460 - $101,882  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 565
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$14.68 - $41.08  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $44.16  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,313  
   
Profit Sharing
$175.00 - $9,125  
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).
)
$49,460 - $101,882  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 28
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Pay Difference By Location

San Francisco
up arrow 43%
San Jose
up arrow 27%
Chicago
up arrow 20%
Boston
up arrow 13%
Houston
up arrow 11%
Atlanta
up arrow 3%
Dayton
up arrow 1%
National Average
$71,000
San Antonio
up arrow 1%
Los Angeles
up arrow 7%
Pittsburgh
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Research Engineer Salaries

Data Modeling
up arrow 12%
Simulation
up arrow 11%
Software Development
up arrow 8%
Research Analysis
up arrow 6%
Matlab
up arrow 5%
Engineering Design
up arrow 2%
Test Engineering
up arrow 1%
National Average
$71,000
Data Analysis
up arrow 6%
Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 7%

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Gender

Female
13%
female alumni
 
Male
87%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 7%
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