Research Engineer Salary in 2024

💰 The median Research Engineer Salary in 2024 is USD 170,850

✏️ This salary info is based on 292 individual salaries reported during 2024

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Salary details

The average Research Engineer salary lies between USD 133,000 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
292
Top 10%
$ 300,200
Top 25%
$ 240,000
Median
$ 170,850
Bottom 25%
$ 133,000
Bottom 10%
$ 91,431

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

Last updated: June 9, 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 | 590 jobs Engineering | 477 jobs Python | 342 jobs Machine Learning | 321 jobs Computer Science | 277 jobs PhD | 190 jobs PyTorch | 155 jobs Architecture | 154 jobs Security | 151 jobs Deep Learning | 132 jobs Testing | 130 jobs R | 125 jobs Statistics | 120 jobs TensorFlow | 109 jobs Physics | 102 jobs R&D | 99 jobs LLMs | 97 jobs Privacy | 96 jobs ML models | 95 jobs NLP | 93 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 | 402 jobs Health care | 217 jobs Equity / stock options | 147 jobs Flex hours | 122 jobs Competitive pay | 107 jobs Startup environment | 103 jobs Conferences | 101 jobs Salary bonus | 100 jobs Flex vacation | 98 jobs Insurance | 93 jobs Parental leave | 84 jobs Medical leave | 78 jobs Team events | 57 jobs Relocation support | 49 jobs 401(k) matching | 46 jobs Wellness | 43 jobs Unlimited paid time off | 30 jobs Lunch / meals | 19 jobs Fitness / gym | 16 jobs Home office stipend | 16 jobs

Related salaries

Research Engineer @ $ 129,200 (global) - Entry-level / Junior Details
Research Engineer @ $ 179,000 (global) - Senior-level / Expert Details
Research Engineer @ $ 159,925 (global) - Mid-level / Intermediate Details
Research Engineer @ $ 173,000 (United States) Details
Research Engineer @ $ 129,200 (United States) - Entry-level / Junior Details
Research Engineer @ $ 179,000 (United States) - Senior-level / Expert Details
Research Engineer @ $ 165,000 (United States) - Mid-level / Intermediate Details

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