RESEARCH ENGINEER SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$92,000
$67,000
Min 10%
$92,000
Median 50%
$127,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Facebook
Highest Paying City
San Francisco, CA
Highest Paying State
Alaska
Average Experience Level
2.9 years
How much does a research engineer make?
Research Engineers in America make an average salary of $92,526 per year or $44.48 per hour. Those in the bottom 10 percent make under $67,000 a year, and the top 10 percent make over $127,000. Employers that have the highest concentration of job opportunities for Research Engineers are Internet companies and Professional companies. The top 5 states when it comes to Research Engineer salaries are Alaska, Hawaii, Connecticut, New Jersey, and Rhode Island. The typical tenure for a Research Engineer is 2.9 years.
Annual Salaries For Related Jobs
Engineer
$78,430

Average Research Engineer Salary By Company

Research Engineer jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. Most Research Engineer jobs are in Internet companies and Internet companies. Facebook and Microsoft are the highest paying companies. In addition, companies like Nvidia and Google report highly competitive salaries for Research Engineers.

Average Research Engineer Salary By Location

The national average salary for a Research Engineer in the USA is $92,526 annually or $44.48 hourly. Working in San Francisco, CA as a Research Engineer will pay you the highest wages at around $98,901 per year. The average entry-level salary in San Francisco, CA is $66,000. Alaska, Hawaii, Connecticut, New Jersey, and Rhode Island are the highest paying states. Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, Vermont, and Idaho are the lowest earners.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
San Francisco, CA
$98,901
2
New York, NY
$90,318
3
Newark, NJ
$90,231
4
Boston, MA
$89,204
5
Newark, DE
$89,116

Average Research Engineer Salary By Industry

Research Engineer salaries can vary depending on the industry. By looking at our data, we can see that Internet companies, Automotive companies, and Telecommunication companies pay their Research Engineers well. Internet companies pay Research Engineers an average salary of $99,109, Automotive companies pay $93,336, and Telecommunication companys come in at $92,381. At $87,914, the average salary for Research Engineers in the Retail industry is lower than other industries.
RankIndustryAverage Salary
1
Internet
$99,109
2
Automotive
$93,336
3
Telecommunication
$92,381
4
Manufacturing
$91,743
5
Professional
$89,681

RECENTLY ADDED Research Engineer SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
Workbridge Associates
Research Engineer
10/25/2019
$100,000
Randstad
Research Engineer
10/17/2019
$125,000
Missouri University of Science and Technology
Research Engineer
09/24/2019
$60,000
Trustees of Dartmouth College
Research Engineer
09/22/2019
$63,200
Ohio State University
Research Engineer
09/22/2019
$33,392
The Ohio State University
Research Engineer
09/22/2019
$33,392
Forest Service
Research Engineer
09/19/2019
$81,283
Architecture Technology Corporation
Research Engineer
09/05/2019
$94,000
Jefferson Frank
Research Engineer
08/05/2019
$170,000
08/05/2019
$26,457
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