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Research & Development (R&D) Director, Pharmaceuticals Salary (United States)

A Research & Development (R&D) Director, Pharmaceuticals earns an average salary of $131,053 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
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$95,532 - $164,132
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$95,532 - $164,132  
   
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$4,834 - $30,767  
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$97,427 - $180,860  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 56
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Job Description for Research & Development (R&D) Director, Pharmaceuticals

  • Motivate, develop, and train staff to reach desired production and quality goals.
  • Track, analyze, and control costs, schedule, quality, and customer satisfaction.
  • Collaborate with quality control to ensure the appropriate product is produced.
  • Drive product development from concept to final launch, including technical and process details.
  • Develop relationships with experts in academia, industry, and the government to further innovation.

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Experience Affects Research & Development (R&D) Director, Pharmaceuticals Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$141,000

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 5 out of 5 based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
31%
female alumni
 
Male
69%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
5%
5-9 years
11%
10-19 years
61%
20 years or more
23%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 91%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 2%