The average salary for a Research Engineer in Calgary, Alberta is C$70,367.
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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 oth…Read more
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.
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Popular Skills for Research Engineer
Skills in Engineering Design, Product Development and Research Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average.
Pay by Experience Level for Research Engineer
An early career Research Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$67,599 based on 6 salaries. A mid-career Research Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$115,533 based on 7 salaries.
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Employees with Research Engineer in their job title in Ottawa, Ontario earn an average of 20.8% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Halifax, Nova Scotia (17.1% more) and Montréal, Québec (4.7% more).
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