What am I worth?
Get a free salary report »
What should I pay?
Pay the right way »

Mid-Career Research and Development Engineer Salary

A Mid-Career Research and Development Engineer earns an average salary of $78,597 per year.

$58,214 - $100,844
MEDIAN: $78,596

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
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.
$58,214 - $100,844  
$0.00 - $10,950  
Profit Sharing
$970 - $10,213  
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).
$59,838 - $106,194  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 290

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)

- OR -

Log in with LinkedIn

Comp Managers Click Here »

Research and Development Engineer Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

United States (change)

Skills That Affect Mid-Career Research and Development Engineer Salaries

up arrow 10%

Research Analysis
up arrow 2%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 1%

National Average

Technical Analysis
up arrow 1%

Technical Writing
up arrow 2%

Material Science
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 3%

Engineering Design
up arrow 4%

Product Development
up arrow 4%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%

Test Engineering
up arrow 5%

up arrow 5%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 6%

up arrow 6%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 72 votes.


9 %
91 %

Common Health Benefits

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