A Mid-Career Research and Development Engineer earns an average salary of $79,608 per year.

$61,540 - $103,262
(Median)
$62K
$80K
$100K
MEDIAN: $79,607
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$25.55 - $40.22
(Median)
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$34
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MEDIAN: $34.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$61,540 - $103,262  
   
Bonus
$585 - $9,834  
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,904  
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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$61,032 - $109,573  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 168
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$34.00  
   
Overtime
$45.27  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$585 - $9,834  
   
Profit Sharing
$0.00 - $6,904  
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).
)
$61,032 - $109,573  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 6
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Skills That Affect Research and Development Engineer Salaries

Matlab
up arrow 6%

Research Analysis
up arrow 3%

National Average
$81,000

Product Development
up arrow 2%

Engineering Design
up arrow 2%

AutoCAD
up arrow 2%

Finite Element Analysis (FEA)
up arrow 3%

Project Management
up arrow 4%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 5%

Material Science
up arrow 5%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 5%

Test Engineering
up arrow 7%

SolidWorks
up arrow 10%

Technical Writing
up arrow 10%

Data Analysis
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 13%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.

Gender

Female
21 %
Male
79 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 86%
medical benefits
Vision: 75%
dental benefits
None: 6%
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