Research and Development Engineer with Computer Aided Design (CAD) Skills Salary

The average salary for a Research and Development Engineer with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills is $67,855 per year. Pay for this job rises steadily for more experienced workers, but goes down significantly for the few employees with more than 20 years' experience. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 10 years in this field.

$47,058 - $92,300
(Median)
$47K
$68K
$92K
MEDIAN: $67,854
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90%

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$16.89 - $46.98
(Median)
$17
$24
$47
MEDIAN: $23.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$47,058 - $92,300  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,514  
Profit Sharing
$1,521 - $24,658  
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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$46,053 - $93,979  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 97
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$16.89 - $46.98  
   
Overtime
$38.24  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,514  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,521 - $24,658  
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).
)
$46,053 - $93,979  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 12
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Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Experience Affects Research and Development Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 15%

Mid-Career
up arrow 13%

National Average
$68,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 2%

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
6 %
Male
94 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
53%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
5%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
medical benefits
Vision: 70%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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