An Entry-Level Research and Development Engineer earns an average salary of $69,343 per year.

$50,466 - $94,392
(Median)
$50K
$69K
$94K
MEDIAN: $69,342
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$14.68 - $39.73
(Median)
$15
$25
$40
MEDIAN: $24.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$50,466 - $94,392  
   
Bonus
$498.33 - $10,052  
Profit Sharing
$1,100 - $25,000  
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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$48,819 - $98,345  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 404
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$14.68 - $39.73  
   
Overtime
$24.47 - $67.40  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$498.33 - $10,052  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,100 - $25,000  
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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$48,819 - $98,345  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 40
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Skills That Affect Research and Development Engineer Salaries

Material Science
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Product Development
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Project Management
0%

National Average
$70,000

Research Analysis
up arrow 1%

Test Engineering
up arrow 1%

Matlab
up arrow 2%

Technical Analysis
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Engineering Design
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
up arrow 3%

Technical Writing
up arrow 3%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 4%

SolidWorks
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Microsoft Excel
up arrow 5%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 6%

Microsoft Word
up arrow 8%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 52 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 65%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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