RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT SENIOR ENGINEER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$100,000
$79,000
Min 10%
$100,000
Median 50%
$126,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Microsoft
Highest Paying City
Los Gatos, CA
Highest Paying State
Washington
Average Experience Level
4.1 years
How much does a research and development senior engineer make?
Research And Development Senior Engineers in America make an average salary of $100,780 per year or $48.45 per hour. The top 10 percent make over $127,000 per year, while the bottom 10 percent make under $79,000 per year. The most abundant employment opportunities for Research And Development Senior Engineers are in Pharmaceutical companies and Internet companies. Washington, California, Nevada, Oregon, and Colorado have the highest paying Research And Development Senior Engineer jobs. The typical tenure for a Research And Development Senior Engineer is 4.1 years.

Average Research And Development Senior Engineer Salary By Company

Like every industry, there is a range of salaries a Research And Development Senior Engineer makes. Most Research And Development Senior Engineer jobs are in Pharmaceutical companies and Pharmaceutical companies. The two companies that report the highest salaries for Research And Development Senior Engineers are Microsoft and Cepheid. Companies like AdvanSix Inc. and Apple also report very competitive wages for Research And Development Senior Engineers.

Average Research And Development Senior Engineer Salary By Location

As a Research And Development Senior Engineer in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $100,780 per year or $48.45 per hour. Los Gatos, CA reports the highest Research And Development Senior Engineer salaries at $116,764 per year. Even as an entry-level Research And Development Senior Engineer, you will make $82,000 per year in Los Gatos, CA. Washington, California, Nevada, Oregon, and Colorado are the states with the highest payscale for Research And Development Senior Engineers. South Carolina, Florida, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Alaska are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Los Gatos, CA
$116,764
2
Hillsboro, OR
$104,725
3
Houston, TX
$100,784
4
Sandy, UT
$99,250
5
Piscataway, NJ
$98,439

Average Research And Development Senior Engineer Salary By Industry

Research And Development Senior Engineer salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Internet companies, Professional companies, and Technology companies pay their Research And Development Senior Engineers well. Salaries for Research And Development Senior Engineers in Internet companies average $108,243 annually, while Professional companies and Technology companies pay $100,557 and $100,319, respectively. At $97,091, the average salary for Research And Development Senior Engineers in the Pharmaceutical industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Internet
$108,243
2
Professional
$100,557
3
Technology
$100,319
4
Health Care
$98,738
5
Manufacturing
$98,263

RECENTLY ADDED Research And Development Senior Engineer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Job Juncture
Research and Development Senior Engineer
10/31/2019
$187,830
Jobspring Partners
Research and Development Senior Engineer
07/27/2019
$146,090
Convergent Science, Inc.
SR. Research Engineer-Development
03/25/2019
$104,142
Convergent Science, Inc.
SR. Research Engineer-Development
03/25/2019
$103,530
Wave Computing, Inc.
Senior Staff R&D SW Engineer
03/21/2019
$132,184
Heraeus GMSI, LLC
R&D Engineer SPS Senior
03/19/2019
$76,544
Heraeus GMSI, LLC
R&D Engineer SPS Senior
03/19/2019
$76,544
Edwards Lifesciences LLC
Senior R&D Engineer, Test
03/19/2019
$95,950
ADVA Optical Networking North America, Inc.
SR. Engineer, R&D Software
03/18/2019
$109,886
Senior R&D Engineer
03/18/2019
$86,000
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