Research Engineer Salaries

3,451 SalariesUpdated May 5, 2021

Average Base Pay
$99,379 / yr
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The national average salary for a Research Engineer is $99,379 in United States. Filter by location to see Research Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 3,451 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Engineer employees.

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Research Engineer

Hewlett Packard Enterprise | HPE

$156,222/yr

Range: $116K - $204K

257 salaries

$156,222/yr
$116K$204K

Research Engineer

HP Inc.

$140,677/yr

Range: $128K - $205K

161 salaries

$140,677/yr
$128K$205K

Research Engineer

Southwest Research Institute

$83,715/yr

Range: $72K - $99K

127 salaries

$83,715/yr
$72K$99K

Research Engineer

Ford Motor Company

$104,687/yr

Range: $69K - $156K

100 salaries

$104,687/yr
$69K$156K

Research Engineer

Cisco Systems

$133,443/yr

Range: $95K - $162K

76 salaries

$133,443/yr
$95K$162K

Research Engineer

SRI International

$107,768/yr

Range: $68K - $156K

60 salaries

$107,768/yr
$68K$156K

Research Engineer

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics

$103,361/yr

Range: $75K - $119K

55 salaries

$103,361/yr
$75K$119K

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Research Engineer

Facebook

$156,781/yr

Range: $102K - $214K

55 salaries

$156,781/yr
$102K$214K

Research Engineer

Chevron

$126,252/yr

Range: $106K - $172K

52 salaries

$126,252/yr
$106K$172K

Research Engineer

Samsung Research America

$131,562/yr

Range: $120K - $181K

48 salaries

$131,562/yr
$120K$181K

Research Engineer

Convergent Science

$97,852/yr

Range: $67K - $111K

48 salaries

$97,852/yr
$67K$111K

Research Engineer

TuSimple

$136,011/yr

Range: $111K - $161K

39 salaries

$136,011/yr
$111K$161K

Research Engineer

Wichita State University

$54,560/yr

Range: $47K - $72K

38 salaries

$54,560/yr
$47K$72K

Research Engineer

Bosch

$128,594/yr

Range: $103K - $163K

35 salaries

$128,594/yr
$103K$163K

Research Engineer

University of Dayton

$72,334/yr

Range: $50K - $98K

34 salaries

$72,334/yr
$50K$98K

Research Engineer

MIT

$70,539/yr

Range: $50K - $117K

30 salaries

$70,539/yr
$50K$117K

Research Engineer

Hewlett-Packard

$152,493/yr

Range: $105K - $194K

27 salaries

$152,493/yr
$105K$194K

Research Engineer

Shell

$121,978/yr

Range: $84K - $156K

27 salaries

$121,978/yr
$84K$156K

Research Engineer

Stanford University

$109,514/yr

Range: $98K - $122K

27 salaries

$109,514/yr
$98K$122K

Research Engineer

Caltech (California)

$78,509/yr

Range: $44K - $129K

25 salaries

$78,509/yr
$44K$129K

Recent Salary Reports

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

$84,000
per year
A Research Engineer in the San Antonio, TX Area area reported making $84,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
San Antonio, TX Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Nonprofit Organization
$89,000
per year
A Computer Science/R&D in the Albuquerque, NM Area area reported making $89,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Albuquerque, NM Area area
Contract
 
501 to 1000 employees
Contract
$23
hourly
A R&D Engineering in the Atlanta, GA Area area reported making $23 per hour
Job Highlights
Atlanta, GA Area area
Intern
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$70,000
per year
A R&D Scientist in the Salt Lake City, UT Area area reported making $70,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Salt Lake City, UT Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$65,000
per year
A Research and Development in the New York City, NY Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
New York City, NY Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$21
hourly
A Research and Development Lab Technician in the Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area reported making $21 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Raleigh-Durham, NC Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Private
$81,200
per year
A R&D Lab Engineer in the Phoenix, AZ Area area reported making $81,200 per year
Additional Pay
$1k cash bonus
Job Highlights
5-7 years experience
Phoenix, AZ Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
$100,000
per year
A R&D Engineer in the Los Angeles, CA Area area reported making $100,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Los Angeles, CA Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Private
$34
hourly
A R&D Contractor in the Providence, RI Area area reported making $34 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Providence, RI Area area
Contract
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public