Experienced Research and Development Engineer Salary

Median pay for Experienced Research and Development Engineers lies in the neighborhood of $89K per year. Male Experienced Research and Development Engineers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. Most Experienced Research and Development Engineers report high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all enjoy medical while a large number get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a fair number. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$65,206 - $124,947
$65K
$89K
$120K
MEDIAN: $88,524
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$65,206 - $124,947  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,256  
Profit Sharing
$2,162  
Total Pay (?
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$65,824 - $126,011  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 70

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Key Stats for Research and Development Engineer

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.
10-19 years
90%
20 years or more
10%
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Skills That Affect Research and Development Engineer Salaries

Technical Analysis
▲15%

Research Analysis
▲13%

Project Management
▲9%

Engineering Design
▼0%

Material Science
▼0%

National Average
$90,000

Product Development
▼2%

Microsoft Office
▼2%

Test Engineering
▼7%

Data Analysis
▼8%

SolidWorks
▼12%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼12%

Technical Writing
▼20%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 8 votes.

Gender

Female
22 %
Male
78 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 87%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
dental benefits
None: 2%
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