Updated Dec 13, 2021

How much does a Development Engineer make?

Updated Dec 13, 2021

Experience

Industry

$116,962 / yrTotal Pay
$96,940 / yrBase Pay
$20,022 / yrAdditional Pay

$116,962

 / yr
$69K$289K
Most Likely Range
Possible Range

The estimated total pay for a Development Engineer is $116,962 per year in the United States area, with an average salary of $96,940 per year. These numbers represent the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated additional pay is $20,022 per year. Additional pay could include cash bonus, commission, tips, and profit sharing. The "Most Likely Range" represents values that exist within the 25th and 75th percentile of all pay data available for this role.

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Some related job titles are Mechanical Engineer Salaries with median pay of $107,605, Research Engineer Salaries with median pay of $117,657, Reservoir Engineer Salaries with median pay of $132,294, Software Development Engineer Salaries with median pay of $115,170.

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What is the pay outlook for Engineering?

Engineering jobs are in high demand with workers receiving generous compensation packages and bonuses. Engineering offers ample opportunity for growth and development with transferable skills across an array of fields from software, supply chain and logistics to aerospace. Most roles require at least a bachelor’s degree. To remain competitive, job-seekers should consider specialization or skill-specific programs such as coding boot-camps or certifications.

Recent Salaries Shared

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Job Title

Location

Total Pay

Basic Pay | Additional Pay

Total Years of Experience

Years at Recent Employer

Submitted

Date of Time

Development Engineer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$105,608

/yr

$95K | $11K

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Product Development Engineer

United States of America

 | 7-9 years

$80,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

7-9 years
Yesterday
Network Development Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$170,000

/yr

$140K | $30K

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Development Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$63,000

/yr

SubmittedYesterday

1-3 years
Yesterday
Product Development Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$120,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Product Development Engineer

United States of America

 | 4-6 years

$92,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

4-6 years
2 days ago
Product Development Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$110,000

/yr

$95K | $15K

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago
Supplier Development Engineer

United States of America

 | 15+ years

$112,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

15+ years
2 days ago
Product Development Engineer

United States of America

 | 1-3 years

$80,000

/yr

Submitted2 days ago

1-3 years
2 days ago

Development Engineer pay FAQ

The national average salary for a Development Engineer is $96,940 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Development Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 1430 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Development Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Development Engineer in United States is $142,477 per year.

The lowest salary for a Development Engineer in United States is $65,957 per year.

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