Entry-Level Research and Development Engineer Salary (United States)

An Entry-Level Research and Development Engineer earns an average salary of $68,210 per year. A skill in Technical Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.
Entry-Level Research and Development Engineer Total Pay (?
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$50,956 - $91,243
(Median)
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68K
80K
91K
MEDIAN: $68,210
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Entry-Level Research and Development Engineer Total Pay (?
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$15.10 - $35.76
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $22.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$32K$64K$96K
Salary
$50,956 - $91,243  
   
Bonus
$50.00 - $9,908  
Profit Sharing
$507 - $6,140  
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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$49,937 - $95,649  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 552
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $35.76  
   
Overtime
$0.21 - $43.59  
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.
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$50.00 - $9,908  
   
Profit Sharing
$507 - $6,140  
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).
)
$49,937 - $95,649  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 552
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Research and Development Engineer Salaries

Technical Analysis
up arrow 10%
Material Science
up arrow 9%
Research Analysis
up arrow 3%
Engineering Design
up arrow 1%
Data Analysis
up arrow 1%
Product Development
0%
Matlab
0%
National Average
$69,000
C
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Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 2%
SolidWorks
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Technical Writing
up arrow 3%
Project Management
up arrow 6%
Test Engineering
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Office
up arrow 14%

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Gender

Female
17%
female alumni
 
Male
83%
male alumni

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 91% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 7%
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