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

The average pay for a Department Manager, Research & Development (R&D) is $95,687 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are People Management and Product Development.

$41,741 - $160,579
$42K
$86K
$160K
MEDIAN: $85,934
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$13.30 - $19.28
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MEDIAN: $17.57
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$41,741 - $160,579  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,492  
Profit Sharing
$7,500  
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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$38,666 - $165,829  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 56
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$17.57  
   
Overtime
$27.95  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $25,492  
   
Profit Sharing
$7,500  
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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$38,666 - $165,829  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 4 May 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 7

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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)

Pay by Experience for a Department Manager, Research & Development (R&D) has a positive trend. An entry-level Department Manager, Research & Development (R&D) with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $46,000 based on 24 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Department Manager, Research & Development (R&D) with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $86,000 based on 18 salaries. An experienced Department Manager, Research & Development (R&D) which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $124,000 based on 27 salaries. A Department Manager, Research & Development (R&D) with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $128,000 based on 16 salaries.

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

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.
Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
17%
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Experience Affects Department Manager, Research & Development (R&D) Salaries

▲55%

▲50%

Mid-Career
▲5%

National Average
$83,000

▼44%

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

People Management
▲70%



National Average
$83,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 12 votes.

Gender

Female
39 %
Male
61 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
5%
1-4 years
25%
5-9 years
21%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 88%
dental benefits
Dental: 69%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 12%
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