A Research Engineer earns an average salary of C$71,000 per year. A skill in Product Development is associated with high pay for this job.

C$51,624 - C$98,906
C$52K
C$71K
C$99K
MEDIAN: C$71,206
10%
50%
90%
C$22.00 - C$34.30
C$29
MEDIAN: C$29.00
50%
C$0C$100K
Salary C$51,624 - C$98,906
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,238
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$19,574
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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C$50,125 - C$100,455
  • Country: Canada
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 110
Hourly Data C$0C$75
Hourly Rate C$29.00
Overtime C$73.59
Annual Data C$0C$100K
Bonus C$0.00 - C$10,238
Profit Sharing C$0.00 - C$19,574
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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C$50,125 - C$100,455
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: CAD
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 5

Job Description for Research Engineer

A research engineer is responsible for conducting research on behalf of their organization; the breadth and type of research varies depending on their role. They must be able to analyze systems (for example, identifying the vulnerable parts of security architectures and developing ideas for how to reduce vulnerability), as well as provide guidance to engineers and other professionals in different specialties as needed. This employee needs to be able to write reports and give presentations to other departments inside the company as well. Other tasks performed by research engineers may include collaborating with other teams within their organization, designing parts and components, developing new protocols for assessing security, and developing other plans and guidance as needed. Occasional travel may be required of research engineers depending on their position and employer.

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Research Engineer Tasks

  • Define material properties, develop concepts, verify prototypes, create and execute clinically simulated bench tests.
  • Manage multiple project timelines, resources and responsibilities to achieve goals.
  • Verify and validate designs and transfer new products into production.
  • Transfer products designed for manufacturing throughout the development cycle and into full production.
  • Lead a design team to create and develop new products and innovations.

Research Engineer Pay By Employer

$0$184K

$95,195

$95,247

$79,031

$90,000

$119,666

CFDRC
9 profiles
$64,739

$106,182

Research Engineer Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Research Engineer

Pay by Experience for a Research Engineer has a positive trend. An entry-level Research Engineer with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$69,000 based on 33 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Research Engineer with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$76,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced Research Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$80,000 based on 8 salaries. A Research Engineer with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$88,000 based on 8 salaries.

Research Engineer Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Research Engineer?

Research Engineer in Salaberry-de-Valleyfield:
"Good Projects, Bad Pay."
Pros: The projects and technology we are working on are stimulating.
Cons: Low level employees are making more than experienced and educated engineers.

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Key Stats for Research Engineer

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.
Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Experience Affects Research Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲22%

Experienced
▲11%

Mid-Career
▲6%

National Average
C$72,000

▼4%

Skills That Affect Research Engineer Salaries

Product Development
▲31%

National Average
C$72,000

Research Analysis
▼1%

Engineering Design
▼2%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 15 votes.

Gender

Female
10 %
Male
90 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
9%
1-4 years
55%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
17%
20 years or more
3%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 78%
dental benefits
Dental: 66%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 21%