Department Manager, Research & Development (R&D) Salary

The average pay for a Department Manager, Research & Development (R&D) is $96,281 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are People Management and Product Development.

$42,082 - $156,593
$42K
$96K
$160K
MEDIAN: $96,281
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50%
90%

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$13.11 - $19.12
$17
MEDIAN: $16.53
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$42,082 - $156,593  
   
Bonus
$-0.49 - $25,083  
Profit Sharing
$4,913  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$38,432 - $161,257  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 70
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$16.53  
   
Overtime
$27.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$-0.49 - $25,083  
   
Profit Sharing
$4,913  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$38,432 - $161,257  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 8

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Job Description for Department Manager, Research & Development (R&D)

A research and development (R&D) department manager typically works under the direction of company executives and in coordination with other department managers. They oversee people, projects, and resources in the R&D department, helping translate organizational vision into actionable tasks; project ideas may come from the marketing research department, company directors, project team members, and past projects.

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Department Manager, Research & Development (R&D) Tasks

  • Lead, plan, develop, and implement new processes in research and development.
  • Design and execute plans to improve current products and create new ones based on market research.
  • Provide technical oversight and manage a group of employees or team.

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Pay by Experience Level for Department Manager, Research & Development (R&D)

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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Key Stats for Department Manager, Research & Development (R&D)

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
23%
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Experience Affects Department Manager, Research & Development (R&D) Salaries

Late-Career
▲40%

Experienced
▲31%

National Average
$92,000

Mid-Career
▼8%

Entry-Level
▼51%

Skills That Affect Department Manager, Research & Development (R&D) Salaries

People Management
▲53%


National Average
$92,000


Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 10 votes.

Gender

Female
36 %
Male
64 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
19%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 73%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 10%
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