How much does a Senior Research Engineer make? The average Senior Research Engineer salary is $89,292 as of October 28, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $79,428 and $102,156. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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CyberCoders - Dulles , VA
Senior Software Engineer (Java) If you are a Senior Software Engineer with Java experience, please ... market research and analytics to improve customer engagement and sales. We work to provide top ...
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Cherokee Nation Businesses, LLC - Alexandria , VA
Senior Research Scientist, Alexandria, VA, US ID # 18977 Cherokee Nation Technology Solutions (CNTS ... intelligence, engineering, construction, research and development, facilities management ... - 48 days ago
Pacific Life - Lynchburg , VA
This role will serve as a technical leader within the team, performing research into new ... engineer existing connectivity and integration solutions • Must be a team player with a high ...
Pacific Life - 6 days ago
... programmers, project managers, clinicians, and others, to provide epidemiology expertise in support of multiple pharmacoepidemiology research projects for a portfolio of clients in the life sciences ... - 73 days ago
SAIC Corporation - Alexandria , VA
Description SW Engineer Senior to work in Alexandria, VA : Design, develop, document, test and ... Conduct advanced research and analysis and advise on the alternatives in the determination of ...
Joblift GmbH (USD CPC) - 11 days ago

Senior Research Engineer Salary in Major Cities

This chart shows the salary comparison for Senior Research Engineer between major cities. San Francisco City consistently ranks #1 as of October 28, 2020. Click on the chart to see the detail salary data for Senior Research Engineer in each city.
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City Name Average Salary
San Francisco, CA $111,615
Washington, DC $99,400
Miami, FL $86,927
Chicago, IL $94,729
Boston, MA $100,606
New York, NY $107,419
Dallas, TX $88,712
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What is the average salary for Senior Research Engineer in 2020?
These charts show the average base salary (core compensation), as well as the average total cash compensation for the job of Senior Research Engineer in the United States. The base salary for Senior Research Engineer ranges from $79,428 to $102,156 with the average base salary of $89,292. The total cash compensation, which includes base, and annual incentives, can vary anywhere from $83,283 to $111,139 with the average total cash compensation of $95,251.
Average Salary Average Salary Range
Base Salary $89,292 $79,428 - $102,156
Bonus $5,958 $3,854 - $8,983
Total Pay $95,251 $83,283 - $111,139
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What's the difference between Research and Development Engineer and Senior Research Engineer?
According to our latest salary estimation on October 28, 2020. The average salary of Senior Research Engineer is $89,292, and the average salary of Research and Development Engineer is $108,612. The average salary of Research and Development Engineer is higher than Senior Research Engineer. ( 2020-10-28 )
I am a Senior Research Engineer, which location’s salary is higher, Barnstable, MA or New Britain, CT?
New Britain, CT typically sees higher pay than Barnstable, MA for Senior Research Engineer. a Senior Research Engineer Salary in New Britain, CT is $96,437 as of October 28, 2020; a Senior Research Engineer Salary in Barnstable, MA is $94,161 as of October 28, 2020. ( 2020-10-28 )
Why does the salary of a Senior Research Engineer vary from city to city?
The cost of living is tied to salaries. If the expenses are higher in a particular city, then the wage level will be higher as well to afford the people can opportunity to live there. This is why you're always going to make more money in New York City for example, than in a small town. ( 2020-10-28 )
What are the Pay Factors for Senior Research Engineer?
Salary ranges for a Senior Research Engineer can vary widely, depending on the city and several other pay factors, including (but not limited to) education level, certifications, additional skills, and work experience. Click here to view Eight Factors That Can Affect Your Pay ( 2020-10-28 )
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Last Update: October 28, 2020