Research Engineer with Computer Aided Design (CAD) Skills Salary

Earnings for Research Engineers with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills come in at around $76K annually on average. Experience level is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by geography. Job satisfaction is high and work is enjoyable for most Research Engineers with Computer Aided Design (CAD) skills. Most enjoy medical while a strong majority get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to the larger part. The information for this rundown comes from respondents who completed PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,061 - $114,557
$51K
$73K
$110K
MEDIAN: $73,186
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50%
90%

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$15.26 - $27.49
$19
MEDIAN: $18.58
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$0$116K
Salary $51,061 - $114,557
Bonus $0.00 - $10,213
Profit Sharing $3,000
Total Pay (?
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$49,095 - $116,246
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 104
Hourly Data $0$42
Hourly Rate $18.58
Overtime $30.00
Annual Data $0$116K
Bonus $0.00 - $10,213
Profit Sharing $3,000
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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$49,095 - $116,246
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 23 Sep 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 8

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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 $70,000 based on 81 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 $84,000 based on 29 salaries. An experienced Research Engineer which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $75,000 based on 7 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 $123,000 based on 6 salaries.

Key Stats for Research Engineer

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.
Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%
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Experience Affects Research Engineer Salaries

Late-Career
▲70%

Mid-Career
▲16%

Experienced
▲4%

National Average
$72,000

Entry-Level
▼4%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 20 votes.

Gender

Female
11 %
Male
89 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
10%
1-4 years
58%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
8%
20 years or more
4%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
no benefits
None: 11%
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