Research Engineer Salaries

3,276 Salaries

Average Base Pay
$81,189 / yr
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Additional Cash Compensation

Average$6,545
Range$1,727 - $17,105

How much does a Research Engineer make?

The national average salary for a Research Engineer is $81,189 in United States. Filter by location to see Research Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 3,276 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Engineer employees.

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Research Engineer

Southwest Research Institute

$80,118/yr

Range: $72K - $92K

93 salaries

$80,118/yr
$72K$92K

Research Engineer

Google

$171,949/yr

Range: $111K - $267K

51 salaries

$171,949/yr
$111K$267K

Research Engineer

Ford Motor Company

$103,692/yr

Range: $67K - $122K

42 salaries

$103,692/yr
$67K$122K

Research Engineer

SRI International

$105,245/yr

Range: $73K - $152K

41 salaries

$105,245/yr
$73K$152K

Research Engineer

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics

$87,764/yr

Range: $71K - $128K

40 salaries

$87,764/yr
$71K$128K

Research Engineer

Chevron

$120,286/yr

Range: $100K - $167K

38 salaries

$120,286/yr
$100K$167K

Research Engineer

Georgia Tech

$78,220/yr

Range: $53K - $95K

37 salaries

$78,220/yr
$53K$95K

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Research Engineer

Wichita State University

$54,089/yr

Range: $46K - $70K

37 salaries

$54,089/yr
$46K$70K

Research Engineer

Bosch

$124,743/yr

Range: $101K - $159K

33 salaries

$124,743/yr
$101K$159K

Research Engineer

Shell

$119,500/yr

Range: $110K - $204K

24 salaries

$119,500/yr
$110K$204K

Research Engineer

MIT

$69,361/yr

Range: $49K - $116K

23 salaries

$69,361/yr
$49K$116K

Research Engineer

Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies

$106,813/yr

Range: $92K - $137K

21 salaries

$106,813/yr
$92K$137K

Research Engineer

Hewlett-Packard

$151,764/yr

Range: $132K - $189K

21 salaries

$151,764/yr
$132K$189K

Research Engineer

Intelligent Automation

$92,444/yr

Range: $75K - $100K

19 salaries

$92,444/yr
$75K$100K

Research Engineer

Georgia Tech Research Institute

$84,000/yr

Range: $65K - $147K

19 salaries

$84,000/yr
$65K$147K

Research Engineer

University of Dayton

$71,434/yr

Range: $54K - $93K

19 salaries

$71,434/yr
$54K$93K

Research Engineer

Convergent Science

$74,009/yr

Range: $64K - $92K

18 salaries

$74,009/yr
$64K$92K

Research Engineer

AIR Worldwide

$89,687/yr

Range: $75K - $151K

17 salaries

$89,687/yr
$75K$151K

Research Engineer

Caltech (California)

$76,460/yr

Range: $43K - $125K

15 salaries

$76,460/yr
$43K$125K

Research Engineer

Creative Thermal Solutions

$55,656/yr

Range: $42K - $69K

14 salaries

$55,656/yr
$42K$69K
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Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent research engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

$65,000
per year
A Research Engineer in the Birmingham, AL Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Birmingham, AL Area area
Full-time
 
1 to 50 employees
Company - Public
$2,700
monthly
A Research Engineer in the Cleveland, OH Area area reported making $2,700 per month
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Cleveland, OH Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$90,000
per year
A Research Engineer in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $90,000 per year
Job Highlights
Atlanta, GA Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University
$33,000
per year
A Research Engineer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $33,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
 
Full-time
201 to 500 employees
$77,000
per year
A Research Engineer in the Las Vegas, NV Area area reported making $77,000 per year
Additional Pay
$1k cash bonus
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Las Vegas, NV Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
$120,000
per year
A Research Engineer in the Idaho Falls, ID Area area reported making $120,000 per year
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Idaho Falls, ID Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Government
$130,000
per year
A Research Engineer in the Houston, TX Area area reported making $130,000 per year
Additional Pay
$12k cash bonus
$5k profit sharing
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Houston, TX Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Private
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