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Mid-Career Research and Development Engineer Salary

A Mid-Career Research and Development Engineer earns an average salary of $78,534 per year.

$58,383 - $100,839
MEDIAN: $78,533

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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
$58,383 - $100,839  
$0.00 - $10,988  
Profit Sharing
$974 - $10,137  
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).
$59,908 - $106,364  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 287

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Skills That Affect Mid-Career Research and Development Engineer Salaries

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Research Analysis
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Data Analysis
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Microsoft Office
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Technical Analysis

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Technical Writing
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Material Science
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Project Management
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Engineering Design
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Product Development
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Microsoft Word
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Test Engineering
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Computer Aided Design (CAD)
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Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 65 votes.


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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 65% employee benefits None: 5%