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Entry-Level Research and Development Engineer Salary

An Entry-Level Research and Development Engineer earns an average salary of $68,352 per year.

$52,264 - $91,531
(Median)
$52K
$68K
$92K
MEDIAN: $68,351
10%
50%
90%

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$15.00 - $34.84
(Median)
$15
$25
$35
MEDIAN: $24.00
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50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$52,264 - $91,531  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,067  
Profit Sharing
$498.33 - $24,240  
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).
)
$50,891 - $96,509  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 485
National Hourly Rate Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.00 - $34.84  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $44.30  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,067  
   
Profit Sharing
$498.33 - $24,240  
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).
)
$50,891 - $96,509  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 34

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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Research and Development Engineer Salaries

Technical Analysis
up arrow 6%

Research Analysis
up arrow 4%

Material Science
up arrow 4%

C
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
up arrow 1%

Matlab
0%

National Average
$69,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

Product Development
up arrow 1%

SolidWorks
up arrow 3%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 4%

Technical Writing
up arrow 4%

Project Management
up arrow 6%

Test Engineering
up arrow 7%

AutoCAD
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 108 votes.

Gender

Female
16 %
Male
84 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 6%
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