Research and Development Engineer Salary Information

Research and Development Engineer salary information, income percentile, mortgage affordability and more.


How much does a research and development engineer earn?

Annual salaries range from £23,580 to £48,864. Below is the full range of pay both before and after tax:

Pre-tax £23,580
(£1,965 p/mth)
(£2,709 p/mth)
(£4,072 p/mth)
Pre-tax Income Percentile 49th 69th 87th
Post-tax £19,572
(£1,631 p/mth)
(£2,137 p/mth)
(£3,063 p/mth)
Post-tax Income Percentile 43rd 63rd 82nd
Percentage Tax Deduction 17% 21% 25%

Research and development engineers research and invent new engineering and manufacturing methods, and apply new knowledge and technologies to improve existing methods, thereby creating new business opportunities. In this way, they help increase manufacturing efficiency and bring new ideas to the market.

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Below are the range of mortgages typically affordable for a single applicant research and development engineer:

average gross salary£23,583£32,512£48,859
max mortgage£106,124£146,304£219,866
deposit paid£11,792£16,256£24,430
max purchase price£117,916£162,560£244,296
mortgage repayment p.mth (2.5%|25yr)£481£664£997

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