Experienced Research and Development Engineer Salary

The average Experienced Research and Development Engineer can expect to rake in roughly $87K annually. Total incomes of Experienced Research and Development Engineers incorporate potential for, in a few cases, more than $10K from bonuses and close to $8K from profit sharing; these performance components cause packages to range between $62K and $118K. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 87 percent of Experienced Research and Development Engineers are male. This report is based on responses to the PayScale salary survey.

$60,989 - $115,237
(Median)
$61K
$87K
$120K
MEDIAN: $87,308
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Salary
$60,989 - $115,237  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,288  
Profit Sharing
$459.58 - $7,946  
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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$61,821 - $117,898  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 153
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Skills That Affect Experienced Research and Development Engineer Salaries

Technical Analysis
up arrow 11%

Material Science
up arrow 10%

Project Management
up arrow 7%

Product Development
up arrow 5%

Research Analysis
up arrow 4%

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

National Average
$89,000

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 2%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 2%

Test Engineering
up arrow 5%

SolidWorks
up arrow 14%

Technical Writing
up arrow 20%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 71% employee benefits None: 4%
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