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Entry-Level Research and Development Engineer Salary

An Entry-Level Research and Development Engineer earns an average salary of $68,386 per year.

$52,050 - $91,320
(Median)
$52K
$68K
$91K
MEDIAN: $68,385
10%
50%
90%

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$15.10 - $34.44
(Median)
$15
$24
$34
MEDIAN: $24.00
10%
50%
90%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$52,050 - $91,320  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,383  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $20,000  
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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$50,657 - $96,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 484
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$15.10 - $34.44  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $44.46  
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$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $9,383  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $20,000  
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).
)
$50,657 - $96,286  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 36
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Skills That Affect Entry-Level Research and Development Engineer Salaries

Technical Analysis
up arrow 6%

C
up arrow 6%

Research Analysis
up arrow 4%

Material Science
up arrow 4%

Data Analysis
up arrow 2%

Matlab
up arrow 2%

National Average
$69,000

Engineering Design
up arrow 1%

Product Development
up arrow 1%

SolidWorks
up arrow 3%

Technical Writing
up arrow 4%

Computer Aided Design (CAD)
up arrow 5%

Project Management
up arrow 5%

Test Engineering
up arrow 8%

AutoCAD
up arrow 12%

Microsoft Office
up arrow 14%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 106 votes.

Gender

Female
17 %
Male
83 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 6%
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