The average pay for a Research and Development Engineer is €42,784 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career.

€28,585 - €51,639
€29K
€43K
€52K
MEDIAN: €42,784
10%
50%
90%
€0€54K
Salary €28,585 - €51,639
Bonus €500 - €5,087
Profit Sharing €450
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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€28,762 - €54,369
  • Country: Ireland
  • Currency: EUR
  • Updated: 13 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 60

Job Description for Research and Development Engineer

Research and development engineers create new business opportunities by researching and inventing new engineering and manufacturing methods, as well as applying new knowledge and technology to improve existing methods. In this way, they help enable greater efficiency in manufacturing and in bringing new ideas to fruition in the marketplace. Research and development (R&D) research teams may work on their own or with scientists and/or product design teams to take a product concept, create prototypes, and test completed models to ensure that the new product is functional, safe, and appealing to the target market.

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Research and Development 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 and Development Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: €44,000

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Research and Development Engineer

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
6%

Experience Affects Research and Development Engineer Salaries

▲5%

National Average
€44,000

▼10%

Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
44 %
Male
56 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
52%
5-9 years
34%
10-19 years
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 8%
vision benefits
Vision: 8%
no benefits
None: 25%