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Average Salary - Research Engineer / United States UNITED STATES


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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR
Gross income
Net (after tax)

$89,733 USD

£68,928 GBP
New York City

$60,000 USD

$57,000 USD

£43,784 GBP
Including "New York City"
Excluding "New York City"

Average Salary / Research Engineer / United States

Average salary for Research Engineer / United States is $89,733 USD per year. The most typical earning is $57,000 USD. All data are based on 41 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of $95,500 USD. Women receive a salary of $66,300 USD.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with Doctorate Degree with salary of $104,100 USD. The second most paid education level is Masters Degree with salary of $86,300 USD.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 20+ Years of experience receive salary of $152,300 USD. Employees with 16-20 Years of experience receive $113,300 USD.

Levels / Research Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

Salary Levels (USD) per Year Surveys [%]
$10,000 USD - $14,999 USD
0 n/a
$15,000 USD - $19,999 USD
0 n/a
$20,000 USD - $24,999 USD
0 n/a
$25,000 USD - $29,999 USD
0 n/a
$30,000 USD - $34,999 USD
1 100%
2.44%
$35,000 USD - $39,999 USD
1 97.56%
2.44%
$40,000 USD - $44,999 USD
1 95.12%
2.44%
$45,000 USD - $49,999 USD
0 n/a
$50,000 USD - $54,999 USD
2 92.68%
4.88%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
$55,000 USD - $59,999 USD
5 87.8%
12.2%
$60,000 USD - $64,999 USD
3 75.61%
7.32%
$65,000 USD - $69,999 USD
2 68.29%
4.88%
$70,000 USD - $74,999 USD
1 63.41%
2.44%
$75,000 USD - $79,999 USD
4 60.98%
9.76%
$80,000 USD - $84,999 USD
1 51.22%
2.44%
$85,000 USD - $89,999 USD
0 n/a
$90,000 USD - $94,999 USD
2 48.78%
4.88%
$95,000 USD - $99,999 USD
2 43.9%
4.88%
$100,000 USD - $104,999 USD
2 39.02%
4.88%
$105,000 USD - $109,999 USD
4 34.15%
9.76%
$110,000 USD - $114,999 USD
0 n/a
$115,000 USD - $119,999 USD
2 24.39%
4.88%
$120,000 USD - $124,999 USD
0 n/a
$125,000 USD - $129,999 USD
1 19.51%
2.44%
$130,000 USD - $134,999 USD
1 17.07%
2.44%
$135,000 USD - $139,999 USD
0 n/a
$140,000 USD - $144,999 USD
2 14.63%
4.88%
$145,000 USD - $149,999 USD
1 9.76%
2.44%
HIGH SALARIES
$150,000 USD - $159,999 USD
1 7.32%
2.44%
$160,000 USD - $169,999 USD
0 n/a
$170,000 USD - $179,999 USD
0 n/a
$180,000 USD - $189,999 USD
2 4.88%
4.88%
$190,000 USD - $199,999 USD
0 n/a
$200,000 USD - $209,999 USD
0 n/a
$210,000 USD - $219,999 USD
0 n/a
$220,000 USD - $229,999 USD
0 n/a
$230,000 USD - $239,999 USD
0 n/a
$240,000 USD - $249,999 USD
0 n/a
$250,000 USD - $349,999 USD
0 n/a

Gender / Research Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 27 $95,500 USD
2 Women 6 $66,300 USD

Education / Research Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Doctorate Degree 16 $104,100 USD
2 Masters Degree 11 $86,300 USD
3 Bachelors Degree 13 $76,100 USD
4 Some College 1 $75,000 USD

Experience / Research Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 20+ Years 3 $152,300 USD
2 16-20 Years 6 $113,300 USD
3 8-12 Years 6 $92,200 USD
4 4-8 Years 8 $87,400 USD
5 2-4 Years 9 $78,000 USD
6 1-2 Years 6 $67,000 USD
7 0-1 Year 3 $61,700 USD

Age / Research Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 56-60 1 $182,000 USD
2 46-50 1 $150,000 USD
3 51-55 1 $140,000 USD
4 41-45 3 $109,300 USD
5 36-40 4 $106,300 USD
6 31-35 9 $90,200 USD
7 n/a 8 $87,900 USD
8 14-20 1 $75,000 USD
9 26-30 11 $67,600 USD
10 21-25 2 $60,300 USD

Work Type / Research Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Self Employed 1 $150,000 USD
2 Permanent 34 $93,900 USD
3 Contract 5 $61,300 USD
4 Part Time 1 $30,000 USD

States / Research Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Nebraska 1 $182,000 USD
2 Mississippi 1 $140,000 USD
3 Ohio 1 $125,000 USD
4 California 4 $118,800 USD
5 Minnesota 1 $105,000 USD
6 New Jersey 1 $105,000 USD
7 Pennsylvania 2 $101,500 USD
8 Colorado 3 $100,700 USD
9 Illinois 3 $98,300 USD
10 Arizona 2 $94,500 USD
11 Florida 1 $90,000 USD
12 Michigan 2 $83,800 USD
13 Massachusetts 3 $76,000 USD
14 Texas 3 $74,800 USD
15 Wisconsin 2 $72,600 USD
16 New York State 3 $66,700 USD
17 Missouri 1 $65,500 USD
18 North Carolina 1 $60,000 USD
19 Utah 1 $57,600 USD
20 Washington State 1 $50,000 USD
21 Indiana 1 $30,000 USD

Cities / Research Engineer / United States (Gross USD)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Omaha 1 $182,000 USD
2 San Jose 1 $180,000 USD
3 Jackson 1 $140,000 USD
4 Sacramento 1 $130,000 USD
5 Cincinnati 1 $125,000 USD
6 Madison 1 $108,000 USD
7 Minneapolis 1 $105,000 USD
8 Newark 1 $105,000 USD
9 Denver 2 $103,500 USD
10 Pittsburgh 2 $101,500 USD
11 Buffalo, United States 1 $100,000 USD
12 Chicago 3 $98,300 USD
13 Colorado Springs 1 $95,000 USD
14 Tucson 2 $94,500 USD
15 Orlando 1 $90,000 USD
16 Los Angeles 1 $90,000 USD
17 Detroit 2 $83,800 USD
18 --Other-- 3 $80,000 USD
19 Boston 3 $76,000 USD
20 Irvine 1 $75,000 USD
21 Austin 3 $74,800 USD
22 St. Louis 1 $65,500 USD
23 New York City 1 $60,000 USD
24 Durham 1 $60,000 USD
25 Salt Lake City 1 $57,600 USD
26 Tacoma 1 $50,000 USD
27 Rochester 1 $40,000 USD
28 Milwaukee 1 $37,100 USD
29 Fort Wayne 1 $30,000 USD

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

Research And Development Engineering
Posted 22 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Irvine Some College 0-1 Year Basic $75,000 USD

Sr. Research Engineer
Posted 26 September 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Jackson Masters Degree 16-20 Years Expert $140,000 USD

Principal Enginner
Posted 10 February 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Boston Doctorate Degree 8-12 Years n/a $118,000 USD

Systems Engineer
Posted 12 January 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
San Jose Doctorate Degree 2-4 Years n/a $180,000 USD

Software And Controls Engineer
Posted 11 May 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Austin Doctorate Degree 4-8 Years n/a $95,000 USD

Researcher
Posted 31 August 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Sacramento Doctorate Degree 1-2 Years n/a $130,000 USD

Senior Research Engineer
Posted 03 August 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Madison Doctorate Degree 2-4 Years n/a $108,000 USD

Study Director
Posted 05 June 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Salt Lake City Masters Degree 4-8 Years n/a $57,600 USD

Research Associate
Posted 23 May 2019
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years n/a $75,000 USD

Simulation Research Engineer
Posted 07 November 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Chicago Masters Degree 1-2 Years n/a $75,000 USD

Research Engineer
Posted 10 September 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Pittsburgh Doctorate Degree 16-20 Years n/a $140,000 USD

Senior Systems Engineer
Posted 27 August 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Orlando Masters Degree 4-8 Years n/a $90,000 USD

Battery Engineer
Posted 18 January 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
New York City Masters Degree 0-1 Year n/a $60,000 USD

Manager
Posted 14 January 2018
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Bachelors Degree 16-20 Years n/a $100,000 USD

Research And Development Engineer
Posted 27 December 2017
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Tucson Doctorate Degree 4-8 Years n/a $84,000 USD

Software
Posted 08 September 2017
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Chicago Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a $145,000 USD

Postdoctoral Fellow
Posted 14 August 2017
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Boston Doctorate Degree 1-2 Years n/a $55,000 USD


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