Research Engineer with Software Development Skills Salary

The average pay for a Research Engineer with Software Development skills is $80,704 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down noticeably for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this field.

$58,915 - $124,685
$59K
$81K
$120K
MEDIAN: $80,836
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$0$128K
Salary $58,915 - $124,685
Bonus $0.00 - $9,787
Profit Sharing $650
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$49,665 - $128,372
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 11 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 76

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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 $74,000 based on 56 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 $88,000 based on 28 salaries. An experienced Research Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $109,000 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 $102,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Research Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%
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Experience Affects Research Engineer Salaries

Experienced
▲33%

Late-Career
▲25%

Mid-Career
▲7%

National Average
$82,000

Entry-Level
▼10%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
51%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
12%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 87%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 13%
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