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Research Engineer Salary
in Delaware, United States

$116,278 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Research Engineer is $116,278 a year and $56 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Research Engineer is between $81,385 and $144,435. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Research Engineer. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Plans and researches in field or specialization of an engineering discipline to discover facts, or performs research directed toward investigation, evaluation, and application of known engineering theories and principles.
  • Performs or oversees and studies results of engineering personnel performing complex engineering experiments to test, prove, or modify theoretical propositions on basis of research findings and experiences of others researching in related technological areas.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Research Engineer Job Listings for Delaware, United States

Lead, Mechanical Engineer
Sep 27
Wilmington, Delaware, USA
Harris Corp
Rochester, NY This position will be responsible for providing Mechanical Engineering support to customer-funded programs and internal research efforts within our Intelligence, Surveillance and ...
Process Engineer
Nov 9
Wilmington, DE, USA
Global Employment Solutions (GES)
Process Engineer Engineered Materials - Ceramics - Composites Six Sigma Training / Certification US Citizenship / Green Card / Permanent Resident Required Delaware based division of an international ...
Process Engineer
Oct 16
Wilmington, DE, USA
On-Board Companies
The Process/Mechanical Lead Engineer has primary responsibility for leading the Process function and applying Company Best Practices on capital projects. This effort begins in early FEL when process ...
Performance Test Engineer - DE
Oct 23
Wilmington, DE, USA
International Consulting Company
Performance Test Engineer - Senior Level A rapidly growing, mid-sized consulting group, that specializes in developing, and implementing the most current and cutting-edge technologies, has an ...
Knitting Machine Operator Specialist-420
Oct 31
Newark, DE, USA
SP Associates, Inc
Collaborate with research engineers on yarn selection to machine design and set-up, execution, and analysis of fabrics. * Carry out fiber/yarn experiments on machines for product and defect analysis