Research And Development Technician Salary

Average Yearly Salary
$76,000
$50,000
Min 10%
$76,000
Median 50%
$118,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Facebook
Highest Paying City
Petaluma, CA
Highest Paying State
New Jersey
Average Experience Level
3.4 years
How much does a research and development technician make?
Research And Development Technicians in America make an average salary of $77,017 per year or $37.03 per hour. If you are in the top 10 percent, you will make over $118,000; however, if you are in the bottom 10 percent, you will earn less than $50,000 per year. Manufacturing companies and Technology companies are the best when it comes to the number of employment opportunities. States with the highest Research And Development Technician salaries include New Jersey, California, Massachusetts, Oregon, and Washington. Most Research And Development Technicians spend 3.4 years in the position.

Average Research And Development Technician Salary By Location

Across America, Research And Development Technicians make on average $77,017 annually or $37.03 hourly. Research And Development Technicians make the most in Petaluma, CA at about $103,069 per year. The average entry-level salary in Petaluma, CA is $56,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Research And Development Technician salaries are New Jersey, California, Massachusetts, Oregon, and Washington. Missouri, Oklahoma, Colorado, Mississippi, and Arizona have the lowest reported salaries for Research And Development Technicians.

Map of Research And Development Technician Salaries

The darker areas on the map show where Research And Development Technicians earn the highest salaries across all 50 states.

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Average Research And Development Technician Salary By Company

There is good job security in Research And Development Technician positions. Some industries offer better pay and benefit packages than others. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Research And Development Technicians are Manufacturing companies and Technology companies. Companies like Facebook or Cisco Systems will get you the highest pay packages. Companies like PayPal and eBay also report very competitive wages for Research And Development Technicians.
Company
Average Salary
$118,021
$118k
$110,324
$110k
$107,062
$107k

Average Research And Development Technician Pay By Industry

The type of industry that a Research And Development Technician works in can influence their earning potential. By looking at our data, we can see that Technology companies, Health Care companies, and Manufacturing companies pay their Research And Development Technicians well. Salaries for Research And Development Technicians in Technology companies average $78,820 annually, while Health Care companies and Manufacturing companies pay $77,370 and $76,717, respectively. The average salary for Research And Development Technicians in the Retail industry is lower than the rest, coming in at $73,934.
Industry
Average Salary
Technology
Technology
$78,820
$79k
Health Care
Health Care
$77,370
$77k
Manufacturing
Manufacturing
$76,717
$77k
Retail
Retail
$73,934
$74k

Research And Development Technician Salary History

Compare salaries for individual cities or states with the national average.

National Average
Ashburn, VA

Research And Development Technician Salary By Experience Level

The salary for a Research And Development Technician can range from $82,169 to $92,923 depending on the amount of work experience that the person has. Data on how experience level affects salary is provided by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) as part of their National Compensation Survey, which is based on factors such as knowledge, complexity, contacts, and environment.

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