Research Engineer salary in US South Region

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Based on 359 income tax records
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How much do Research Engineers make?
The average total salary for a Research Engineer is $79,000 per year. This is based on data from 359 TurboTax users who reported their occupation as Research Engineer and includes taxable wages, tips, bonuses, and more. Research Engineer salary can vary between $28,000 to $195,500 depending on factors including education, skills, experience, employer & location. Read more
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Research Engineer salary by company

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Cisco Systems, US South Region
10 income tax records
$101K – $164K
US Department Of Defense, US South Region
22 income tax records
$32K – $133K
Southwest Research Institute, US South Region
29 income tax records
$66K – $89K
Mississippi State University, US South Region
11 income tax records
$28K – $82K
Univ Of Alabama In Huntsville, US South Region
12 income tax records
$25K – $83K

Research Engineer demographics in US South Region

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53% are single
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47% are married
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29% have kids
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48% own a home

Effective Tax Rates for Research Engineers in US South Region

359 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research engineer in US South Region is $79,000 per year. Research engineer salaries in US South Region can vary between $28,000 to $195,500 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 359 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as research engineer.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for research engineers in US South Region: Cisco Systems ($134,000 a year), US Department of Defense ($86,500 a year), and Southwest Research Institute ($77,000 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for research engineers in US South Region: Baltimore Metro Area, MD ($127,500 a year), Houston Metro Area, TX ($120,000 a year), and Austin Metro Area, TX ($109,500 a year).
Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Salaries here are not representative of the total population and may reflect different levels of experience or education. Learn more
Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.