Entry-Level Research and Development Engineer Salary

An Entry-Level Research and Development Engineer earns an average salary of $68,736 per year.

$51,606 - $94,558
$52K
$69K
$95K
MEDIAN: $68,736
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$14.79 - $40.85
$15
$24
$41
MEDIAN: $24.05
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$51,606 - $94,558  
   
Bonus
$494.05 - $10,015  
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $23,154  
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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$48,624 - $98,498  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 423
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$14.79 - $40.85  
   
Overtime
$22.35 - $66.44  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$494.05 - $10,015  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $23,154  
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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$48,624 - $98,498  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 46

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Key Stats for Research and Development Engineer

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
13%
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Skills That Affect Research and Development Engineer Salaries

Material Science
▲5%

Product Development
▲3%

Research Analysis
▲2%

Project Management
▲1%

Test Engineering
▼0%

National Average
$69,000

Engineering Design
▼1%

Matlab
▼3%

Technical Writing
▼3%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
▼4%

SolidWorks
▼4%

Data Analysis
▼5%

Technical Analysis
▼5%

Microsoft Excel
▼5%

Microsoft Office
▼6%

Microsoft Word
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 47 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
no benefits
None: 11%