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Research Engineer Salary
in Seattle, Washington

$128,011 (USD)

Average Salary

$62/hr

Average Hourly

$4,967

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Research Engineer is $128,011 a year and $62 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Research Engineer is between $89,597 and $159,009. 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 Seattle, Washington.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • 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.
Research Engineer Job Prevalence in Seattle, Washington, United States

Job family: Engineers, All Other

Job family population: 131,500

Estimated population of Research Engineer jobs: 8,764

Rate of error: 1.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$148,400
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Seattle, Washington

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Description: Seattle ( (listen) see-AT-əl) is a seaport city on the West Coast of the United States. It is the seat of King County, Washington. With an estimated 744,955 residents as of 2018, Seattle is the largest city in both the state of Washington and the Pacific Northwest region of North America. According to U.S. Census data released in 2018, the Seattle metropolitan area's population stands at 3.94 million, and ranks as the 15th largest in the United States. In July 2013, it was the fastest-growing major city in the United States and remained in the top 5 in May 2015 with an annual growth rate of 2.1%. In July 2016, Seattle...

Research Engineer Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Senior UX Research Developer
Apr 24
Redmond, WA, USA
Microsoft
As a research developer in Microsoft's Applied Sciences Group, you will use software and firmware to build new technologies for user experiences on a new class of devices and accessories. You will ...
Principal Research Engineer
Jun 26
Redmond, WA, USA
Microsoft
Do you have the ability and are passionate about straddling the line between research and engineering? Join the Applied Sciences Group and help imagine and create the future of Microsoft's hardware ...
Asset Management, Global Research Technology, Software Engineer, Vice President
Jul 10
Seattle, United States
eFinancial Careers
... research and construction. The candidate will be part of the front-office te
Process Engineer
Jul 12
Everett, WA, USA
Cybercoders
Process Engineer Process Engineer needed for an established designer and manufacturer water ... research techniques to analyze and validate design or theory concepts. - Travel to collect ...
Software Engineer
Jun 27
Seattle, WA, USA
Intel
... work/classes/research and/or relevant previous job and/or internship experiences. Minimum ... Engineering or equivalent with 2 years of industry experience in R&D, product development and/or ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Research Engineer is $128,011 a year and $62 an hour in Seattle, Washington, United States. The average salary range for a Research Engineer is between $89,597 and $159,009. 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 Seattle, Washington.

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Research Engineer Job Listings for Seattle, Washington

Senior UX Research Developer
Apr 24
Redmond, WA, USA
Microsoft
As a research developer in Microsoft's Applied Sciences Group, you will use software and firmware to build new technologies for user experiences on a new class of devices and accessories. You will ...
Principal Research Engineer
Jun 26
Redmond, WA, USA
Microsoft
Do you have the ability and are passionate about straddling the line between research and engineering? Join the Applied Sciences Group and help imagine and create the future of Microsoft's hardware ...
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