How much does a Research Engineer make?

Updated Jan. 20, 2022
US$102,434 /yr
Average Base Pay

3,658 salaries

US$65K

Low

US$102K

Average

US$161K

High

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How much does a Research Engineer make? The national average salary for a Research Engineer is $102,434 in United States. Filter by location to see Research Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 3,658 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Engineer employees.

Seniority Levels

L1
Research Engineer$70,004 /yr
L2
Research Engineer Assistant$77,811 /yr
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University of British Columbia
4.3

University of British Columbia

Research Engineer

$66,005

 /yr
Range: $50K - $94K
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$50K

$94K

$49,753 - $94,296 Range

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
4

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Research Engineer

$54,217

 /yr
Range: $47K - $77K

$47K

$77K

$47,052 - $77,013 Range

Huawei Technologies
3.7

Huawei Technologies

Research Engineer

$103,511

 /yr
Range: $65K - $156K

$65K

$156K

$65,167 - $156,048 Range

University of Waterloo
4.3

University of Waterloo

Research Engineer - Contractor

$51,019

 /yr
Range: $20K - $61K

$20K

$61K

$20,054 - $60,677 Range

McMaster University
4.4

McMaster University

Research Engineer - Contractor

$69,500

 /yr
Range: $55K - $85K

$55K

$85K

$55,115 - $84,614 Range

University of Western Ontario
4.4

University of Western Ontario

Research Engineer

$59,260

 /yr
Range: $53K - $121K

$53K

$121K

$53,000 - $121,420 Range

University of Waterloo
4.3

University of Waterloo

Research Engineer

$59,416

 /yr
Range: $52K - $65K

$52K

$65K

$52,016 - $64,944 Range

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NOVA Chemicals
3

NOVA Chemicals

Research Engineer

$123,970

 /yr
Range: $89K - $158K

$89K

$158K

$88,992 - $158,328 Range

Huawei Technologies
3.7

Huawei Technologies

Research Engineer - Hourly Contractor

$53

 /hr
Range: $39 - $55

$39

$55

$39 - $55 Range

McMaster University
4.4

McMaster University

Research Engineer

$72,730

 /yr
Range: $67K - $81K

$67K

$81K

$66,742 - $80,697 Range

University of British Columbia
4.3

University of British Columbia

Research Engineer - Contractor

$67,330

 /yr
Range: $52K - $83K

$52K

$83K

$51,916 - $83,110 Range

Smarter Alloys
4

Smarter Alloys

Research Engineer

$66,069

 /yr
Range: $55K - $74K

$55K

$74K

$54,687 - $74,266 Range

University of Calgary
4.1

University of Calgary

Research Engineer

$63,000

 /yr
Range: $20K - $95K

$20K

$95K

$20,000 - $94,641 Range

InnoTech Alberta
2.7

InnoTech Alberta

Research Engineer

$72,842

 /yr
Range: $68K - $81K

$68K

$81K

$68,359 - $81,241 Range

University of Alberta
4.3

University of Alberta

Research Engineer

$64,896

 /yr
Range: $54K - $87K

$54K

$87K

$54,080 - $86,527 Range

Honeywell
3.8

Honeywell

Research Engineer
About 

$81K -$104K

$81K

$104K

$81,178 - $104,367 Range

CanmetENERGY
3.6

CanmetENERGY

Research Engineer - Contractor
About 

$58K -$80K

$58K

$80K

$58,334 - $80,458 Range

Simon Fraser University
4.1

Simon Fraser University

Research Engineer
About 

$56K -$79K

$56K

$79K

$56,290 - $78,715 Range

Memorial University of Newfoundland
4.1

$51K

$92K

$50,549 - $91,988 Range

Medtronic
4.1

Medtronic

Research Engineer
About 

$73K -$81K

$73K

$81K

$72,564 - $81,286 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Research Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Research Engineer is $70,004 per year in Canada. Filter by location to see a Research Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 145 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Research Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Research Engineer in Canada is $102,226 per year.

The lowest salary for a Research Engineer in Canada is $47,939 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

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$65,000
per year
A R&D Engineer in the Toronto Area area reported making $65,000 per year
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1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
$53,000
per year
A Research Engineer in the London Area area reported making $53,000 per year
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London Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University
$65,000
per year
A R&D Scientist in the Toronto Area area reported making $65,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Private
$33
hourly
A R&D Programmer in the Toronto Area area reported making $33 per hour
Job Highlights
Toronto Area area
Intern
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
$56,000
per year
A Research and Development Technician in the Toronto Area area reported making $56,000 per year
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Toronto Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Company - Public
$30
hourly
A Research Engineer in the Calgary Area area reported making $30 per hour
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Calgary Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
College / University