An Entry-Level Research and Development Engineer earns an average salary of $68,917 per year.

$51,110 - $94,261
$51K
$69K
$94K
MEDIAN: $68,917
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$14.65 - $42.47
$15
$24
$42
MEDIAN: $23.00
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90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$51,110 - $94,261  
   
Bonus
$177.39 - $9,911  
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $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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$48,952 - $98,790  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 435
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$23$46$69
Hourly Rate
$14.65 - $42.47  
   
Overtime
$22.19 - $66.90  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$177.39 - $9,911  
   
Profit Sharing
$1,014 - $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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$48,952 - $98,790  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 41

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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 51 votes.
Less than 1 year
13%
1-4 years
75%
5-9 years
12%
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Skills That Affect Research and Development Engineer Salaries

Material Science
up arrow 4%

Research Analysis
up arrow 3%

Product Development
up arrow 2%

Project Management
up arrow 1%

Test Engineering
0%

Matlab
0%

National Average
$70,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 3%

Data Analysis
up arrow 4%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 4%

SolidWorks
up arrow 4%

Technical Analysis
up arrow 4%

Technical Writing
up arrow 4%

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 51 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
vision benefits
Vision: 64%
dental benefits
None: 11%
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