Research Engineer Salary

The average salary for a Research Engineer in the UK is:


Job profile for a Research Engineer

Research engineer: Development of new products and services. Depending on job, this can include support of the sales department and customer support as well. This work by its nature tends to be not much supervised.

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Research Engineer Salary Comparison

In 2008, the average salary for this job was £30,585.

The average salary in 2009 was £29,773, based on 11 respondents (a difference of -3% from the 2008 figure.

The average salary in 2010 was £32,160, based on 10 respondents (a difference of 8% from the 2009 figure.

The average salary in 2011 was £34,842, based on 19 respondents (a difference of 8% from the 2010 figure.

The average salary in 2012 was £25,767, based on 3 respondents (a difference of -26% from the 2011 figure.

The median salary for a Research Engineer based on all salary survey responses is: £29,198

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About the Salary Survey Data in this survey is based on over 368,000 individual salary records. The date period for which job information was gathered varies, but is usually between 2008 - 2012. For precise date related information, custom reports may be ordered with greater granularity. Working 8 hours a day, 250 days of the year, the data suggests the hourly rate for Research Engineer is £15.98.

Assorted Research Engineer Salary Information

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Research Engineer Salary By UK Region

These figures use non-job specific statistical weighting from our salary data pool and also include for comparison the salaries for a Research Engineer job in US Dollars based on a recent exchante rate (last rate update 02/05/2013 with a pound to dollar exchange rate 1.56) for comparisons for our international visitors
Salary US Dollars Region
£28131 $43884.36 North West
£34845 $54358.2 London
£25574 $39895.44 Yorkshire and North East
£27812 $43386.72 South West
£32927 $51366.12 South East
£27172 $42388.32 Scotland
£28771 $44882.76 Northern Ireland
£26853 $41890.68 Wales
£29730 $46378.8 Midlands
£26533 $41391.48 East of England

With regard to age and impact on salary for a Research Engineer, a statistical average weighting (that is based on how salary varies by age and not for a specific job which may vary considerably) suggests these figures: £23,976 for a worker in their 20s, £31,328 (30s), £37,082 (40s) and £37,082 (50s).
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The average salary figure above for a Research Engineer is considered highly likely to be representative of the UK market average due to the high number of respondents who had this exact job title.

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