A Department Manager, Research & Development (R&D) earns an average salary of $99,244 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) Total Pay (?
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$52,607 - $152,752
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MEDIAN: $99,244
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Department Manager, Research & Development (R&D) Total Pay (?
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$13.70 - $39.52
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MEDIAN: $17.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$52,607 - $152,752  
   
Bonus
$400.00 - $22,417  
Profit Sharing
$850 - $14,950  
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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$49,323 - $167,738  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 236
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$30$60$90
Hourly Rate
$13.70 - $39.52  
   
Overtime
$16.85 - $46.00  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Bonus
$400.00 - $22,417  
   
Profit Sharing
$850 - $14,950  
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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$49,323 - $167,738  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 236
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Job Description for Department Manager, Research & Development (R&D)
  • 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.
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 36%
Experienced
up arrow 8%
National Average
$100,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 20%
Entry-Level
up arrow 42%

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

People Management
up arrow 36%
National Average
$100,000
Product Development
up arrow 42%
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Gender
Female
31%
female alumni
 
Male
69%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
39%
20 years or more
31%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 61% employee benefits None: 9%
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