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

A Department Manager, Research & Development (R&D) earns an average salary of $101,972 per year. A skill in People Management is associated with high pay for this job. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

$53,100 - $160,747
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$53K
$100K
$160K
MEDIAN: $101,972
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$11.89 - $24.33
(Median)
$12
$18
$24
MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$53,100 - $160,747  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,320  
Profit Sharing
$727 - $15,456  
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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$42,569 - $175,171  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 195
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$11.89 - $24.33  
   
Overtime
$19.38 - $37.75  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$0.00 - $29,320  
   
Profit Sharing
$727 - $15,456  
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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$42,569 - $175,171  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 17
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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)

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

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

Late-Career
up arrow 35%

Experienced
up arrow 12%

National Average
$104,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 20%

Entry-Level
up arrow 47%

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

People Management
up arrow 35%



National Average
$104,000

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
34 %
Male
66 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
13%
5-9 years
16%
10-19 years
40%
20 years or more
30%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 78%
medical benefits
Vision: 61%
dental benefits
None: 8%
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