Research Engineer Salary in 2024

💰 The median Research Engineer Salary in 2024 is USD 173,000

✏️ This salary info is based on 394 individual salaries reported during 2024

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Salary details

The average Research Engineer salary lies between USD 136,000 and USD 240,000 globally. It represents the overall compensation/gross salary amount for the working year (before deductions like social security, taxes and other contributions), not including equity/stock options or similar benefits.

Job title
Research Engineer
Experience
all levels
Region
global/worldwide
Salary year
2024
Sample size
394
Top 10%
$ 300,200
Top 25%
$ 240,000
Median
$ 173,000
Bottom 25%
$ 136,000
Bottom 10%
$ 96,600

All data shown are full-time equivalent (FTE) salaries. Part-time salary information has been extrapolated to its FTE value.

Last updated: July 21, 2024

Salary trend

Top 20 Job Tags for Research Engineer roles

The three most common job tag items assiciated with Research Engineer job listings are Research, Engineering and Python. Below you find a list of the 20 most occuring job tags in 2024 and the number of open jobs that where associated with them during that period:

Research | 674 jobs Engineering | 536 jobs Python | 421 jobs Machine Learning | 410 jobs Computer Science | 331 jobs PhD | 239 jobs PyTorch | 215 jobs Deep Learning | 193 jobs Architecture | 185 jobs Security | 171 jobs TensorFlow | 156 jobs R | 145 jobs Testing | 140 jobs Statistics | 140 jobs LLMs | 140 jobs NLP | 136 jobs R&D | 120 jobs Physics | 120 jobs ML models | 118 jobs Computer Vision | 112 jobs

Top 20 Job Perks/Benefits for Research Engineer roles

The three most common job benefits and perks assiciated with Research Engineer job listings are Career development, Health care and Equity / stock options. Below you find a list of the 20 most occuring job perks or benefits in 2024 and the number of open jobs that where offering them during that period:

Career development | 498 jobs Health care | 265 jobs Equity / stock options | 202 jobs Flex hours | 145 jobs Conferences | 140 jobs Startup environment | 136 jobs Competitive pay | 125 jobs Flex vacation | 123 jobs Salary bonus | 120 jobs Insurance | 112 jobs Medical leave | 109 jobs Parental leave | 105 jobs Team events | 83 jobs Relocation support | 74 jobs 401(k) matching | 64 jobs Wellness | 45 jobs Unlimited paid time off | 34 jobs Flexible spending account | 25 jobs Lunch / meals | 21 jobs Fitness / gym | 19 jobs

Related salaries

Research Engineer @ $ 163,500 (global) - Mid-level / Intermediate Details
Research Engineer @ $ 143,550 (global) - Entry-level / Junior Details
Research Engineer @ $ 179,000 (global) - Senior-level / Expert Details
Research Engineer @ $ 179,500 (United States) - Senior-level / Expert Details
Research Engineer @ $ 175,900 (United States) Details
Research Engineer @ $ 170,000 (United States) - Mid-level / Intermediate Details
Research Engineer @ $ 143,550 (United States) - Entry-level / Junior Details

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