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How much does a Research Engineer make?

Updated 18 Jan 2022
£37,557 /yr
Average Base Pay

362 salaries

£24K

Low

£38K

Average

£60K

High

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How much does a Research Engineer make? The national average salary for a Research Engineer is £37,557 in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see Research Engineer salaries in your area. Salary estimates are based on 362 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Engineer employees.

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The Manufacturing Technology Centre
3.6

The Manufacturing Technology Centre

Research Engineer

£34,503

 /yr
Range: £20K - £48K
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£20K

£48K

£20,470 - £47,741 Range

Dyson
2.9

Dyson

Research Engineer

£38,631

 /yr
Range: £34K - £50K

£34K

£50K

£33,507 - £49,735 Range

National Composites Centre
3.7

National Composites Centre

Research Engineer

£37,115

 /yr
Range: £33K - £44K

£33K

£44K

£32,950 - £43,675 Range

University of Sheffield
4.4

University of Sheffield

Research Engineer

£30,285

 /yr
Range: £19K - £46K

£19K

£46K

£18,759 - £45,619 Range

EDF
4

EDF

Research Engineer

£44,930

 /yr
Range: £25K - £46K

£25K

£46K

£25,069 - £46,212 Range

Swansea University
4.2

Swansea University

Research Engineer

£20,990

 /yr
Range: £19K - £38K

£19K

£38K

£18,988 - £37,721 Range

DeepMind
5

DeepMind

Research Engineer

£102,851

 /yr
Range: £80K - £134K

£80K

£134K

£80,000 - £133,720 Range

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Thales
3.4

Thales

Research Engineer

£30,887

 /yr
Range: £23K - £36K

£23K

£36K

£22,857 - £35,906 Range

Jaguar Land Rover
3.7

Jaguar Land Rover

Research Engineer

£38,295

 /yr
Range: £33K - £53K

£33K

£53K

£33,457 - £52,568 Range

University of Nottingham
4.3

University of Nottingham

Research Engineer

£20,250

 /yr
Range: £16K - £48K

£16K

£48K

£15,598 - £48,139 Range

Imperial College London
4.4

Imperial College London

Research Engineer

£45,246

 /yr
Range: £22K - £56K

£22K

£56K

£22,091 - £56,184 Range

University of Edinburgh
4.2

University of Edinburgh

Research Engineer

£35,877

 /yr
Range: £20K - £45K

£20K

£45K

£19,861 - £45,000 Range

Imagination Technologies
4.1

Imagination Technologies

Research Engineer

£40,148

 /yr
Range: £35K - £51K

£35K

£51K

£34,524 - £51,228 Range

University of Southampton
4.2

University of Southampton

Research Engineer

£45,354

 /yr
Range: £19K - £48K

£19K

£48K

£19,026 - £48,139 Range

Blue Prism
3.4

Blue Prism

Research Engineer

£74,469

 /yr
Range: £58K - £84K

£58K

£84K

£58,350 - £84,176 Range

Toshiba
3.5

Toshiba

Research Engineer

£47,166

 /yr
Range: £23K - £55K

£23K

£55K

£22,894 - £55,280 Range

Airbus
4.1

Airbus

Research Engineer

£45,354

 /yr
Range: £42K - £58K

£42K

£58K

£42,281 - £58,233 Range

University of Cambridge
4.3

University of Cambridge

Research Engineer

£41,637

 /yr
Range: £34K - £51K

£34K

£51K

£34,193 - £50,894 Range

University College London
4.3

University College London

Research Engineer

£21,676

 /yr
Range: £21K - £29K

£21K

£29K

£21,311 - £28,915 Range

Hadean
3.9

Hadean

Research Engineer

£64,834

 /yr
Range: £44K - £74K

£44K

£74K

£43,930 - £73,856 Range

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Frequently asked questions about a Research Engineer salaries

The national average salary for a Research Engineer is £37,557 per year in United Kingdom. Filter by location to see a Research Engineer salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 362 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Research Engineer employees.

The highest salary for a Research Engineer in United Kingdom is £59,962 per year.

The lowest salary for a Research Engineer in United Kingdom is £23,524 per year.

Recent Salary Reports

Below are the most recent research engineer salary reports. Employer name has been removed to protect anonymity.

£35,000
per year
A R&D Consultant in the Glasgow Area area reported making £35,000 per year
Additional Pay
£8k cash bonus
£7k commissions
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Glasgow Area area
Full-time
 
501 to 1000 employees
Company - Private
£5,181
monthly
A Chargé D'études R&D/Ingénieur Doctorant Géotechnique in the Bristol Area area reported making £5,181 per month
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Bristol Area area
Per Diem
 
1 to 50 employees
Franchise
£100,000
per year
A Research Engineer in the London Area area reported making £100,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
London Area area
Full-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
£43,000
per year
An Advanced Research Engineer in the Bristol Area area reported making £43,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Bristol Area area
Full-time
 
201 to 500 employees
Non-profit Organisation
£27,976
per year
A R&D Engineer in the Belfast Area area reported making £27,976 per year
Additional Pay
£800 cash bonus
£500 stock bonus
Job Highlights
1-2 years experience
Belfast Area area
Full-time
 
10000+ employees
Company - Public
£36,000
per year
A Research Engineer in the Bristol Area area reported making £36,000 per year
Job Highlights
Bristol Area area
Part-time
 
1001 to 5000 employees
Company - Public
£41,000
per year
A Research and Development Engineer in the Milton Keynes Area area reported making £41,000 per year
Job Highlights
3-4 years experience
Milton Keynes Area area
Full-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
Company - Public
£20,000
per year
A Prospect Researcher in the Sheffield Area area reported making £20,000 per year
Job Highlights
Sheffield Area area
Part-time
 
5001 to 10000 employees
College / University