Avg. Base Hourly Rate (USD)
The average hourly pay for a Research & Development (R&D) Technician is $19.24
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 $17.20 based on 39 salaries. An early career Research & Development (R&D) Technician with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total …Read more
What Do Research & Development (R&D) Technicians Do?
Research & development (R&D) technicians work within the development and research efforts of their organization and are in charge conducting research on a variety of topics and writing extensive reports based on their results.
The main responsibilities of R&D technicians focus on managing development programs and modifying specific features to improve efficiency. They often work with other technicians in team settings to achieve all goals within given time-frames; however, they must also work …Read more
- 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.