Average Research & Development (R&D) Technician Hourly Pay

$19.06
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$1,820
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$3,000
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The average hourly pay for a Research & Development (R&D) Technician is $19.06.
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$14.37
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$19.06
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$28.83
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What Do Research & Development (R&D) Technicians Do?

Research & Development (R&D) Technician Tasks
  • Analyze products or schematics to detect process or material improvements for old and new products.
  • Evaluate products and packaging to determine improvements.
  • Extensively document process and materials for creation of old and new products, including quality control.

Job Satisfaction for Research & Development (R&D) Technician

4 out of 5
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Popular Employer Salaries for Research & Development (R&D) Technician

The top respondents for the job title Research & Development (R&D) Technician are from the companies Harris Ranch Beef Company, Stryker Corp. and Sugar Foods Corporation. Reported salaries are highest at Sugar Foods Corporation where the average pay is $18.00. Harris Ranch Beef Company pays the lowest at around $16.74.

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What Are Popular Skills for Research & Development (R&D) Technicians?

Skills in Research Analysis are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Technical Writing, Project Management, Data Analysis and Product Development.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Research & Development (R&D) Technicians?

An entry-level Research & Development (R&D) Technician with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $16.55 based on 45 salaries. An early career Research & Development (R&D) Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $17.95 based on 249 salaries. A mid-career Research & Development (R&D) Technician with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $20.56 based on 90 salaries. An experienced Research & Development (R&D) Technician with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $23.45 based on 63 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $29.
Employees with Research & Development (R&D) Technician in their job title in Houston, Texas earn an average of 57.4% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in San Diego, California (11.5% more) and Chicago, Illinois (8.9% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (1.9% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 491 survey responses.
Entry Level
9.2%
Early Career
50.7%
Mid Career
18.3%
Experienced
12.8%
Late Career
9.0%