The average pay for a Research and Development Engineer with Test Engineering skills is $68,443 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

$50,673 - $91,945
$51K
$68K
$92K
MEDIAN: $68,443
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$15.32 - $49.38
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MEDIAN: $26.90
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,673 - $91,945  
   
Bonus
$592 - $9,814  
Profit Sharing
$1,479 - $27,690  
Total Pay (?
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$46,797 - $100,084  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 101
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.32 - $49.38  
   
Overtime
$45.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$592 - $9,814  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,479 - $27,690  
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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$46,797 - $100,084  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 12

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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
15 %
Male
85 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
056
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
4%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Research and Development Engineer Salaries

Experienced
up arrow 19%

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

National Average
$70,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 1%

Late-Career
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
9%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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