Research Engineer with Systems Engineering Skills Salary

A Research Engineer with Systems Engineering skills earns an average salary of $93,838 per year. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 20 years' experience in this field.

$65,618 - $131,778
$66K
$95K
$130K
MEDIAN: $95,322
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$65,618 - $131,778  
   
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$0.00 - $8,109  
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$65,845 - $137,752  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 57

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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 $78,000 based on 36 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 $98,000 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Research Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $111,000 based on 11 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 $140,000 based on 5 salaries.

Key Stats for Research Engineer

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%
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Experience Affects Research Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲46%

Experienced
▲16%

Mid-Career
▲2%

National Average
$96,000

Entry-Level
▼19%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 14 votes.

Gender

Female
7 %
Male
93 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 11%
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