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 $68,786 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.

$46,409 - $96,644
$46K
$69K
$97K
MEDIAN: $68,786
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$17.17 - $40.55
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MEDIAN: $25.51
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$46,409 - $96,644  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,603  
Profit Sharing
$1,216 - $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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$45,995 - $96,690  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 98
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$19$38$57
Hourly Rate
$17.17 - $40.55  
   
Overtime
$38.56  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,603  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,216 - $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).
)
$45,995 - $96,690  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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Pay by Experience Level for Research and Development Engineer

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

Key Stats for Research and Development Engineer

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 21 votes.
Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Research and Development Engineer Salaries

Mid-Career
▲15%

Experienced
▲15%

National Average
$68,000

Entry-Level
▼2%

Late-Career
▼9%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
5 %
Male
95 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
7%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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