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

A Department Manager, Research & Development (R&D) earns an average salary of $100,267 per year. The highest paying skills associated with this job are People Management and Project Management. Experience strongly influences income for this job.
Department Manager, Research & Development (R&D) Salary (?
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$54,022 - $154,551
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MEDIAN: $100,266
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Department Manager, Research & Development (R&D) Salary (?
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$11.58 - $39.73
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$54,022 - $154,551  
   
Bonus
$485.53 - $28,861  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $14,795  
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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$50,406 - $167,828  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 202
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$11.58 - $39.73  
   
Overtime
$23.31 - $27.58  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$485.53 - $28,861  
   
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $14,795  
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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$50,406 - $167,828  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 10
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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
  • Provide technical oversight and manage a group of employees or team.
  • Design and execute plans to improve current products and create new ones based on market research.
  • Lead, plan, develop, and implement new processes in research and development.

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

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Experience Affects Department Manager, Research & Development (R&D) Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 35%
Experienced
up arrow 7%
National Average
$103,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 21%
Entry-Level
up arrow 45%

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

People Management
up arrow 18%
National Average
$103,000
Product Development
up arrow 20%

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Gender

Female
36%
female alumni
 
Male
64%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
10%
5-9 years
15%
10-19 years
44%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 78%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 8%
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