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

Men make up the majority of Pharmaceuticals Research & Development Managers in the United States, bringing in about $100K annually. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.

$71,732 - $111,910
$100K
MEDIAN: $100,000
50%

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Job Description for Research & Development (R&D) Manager, Pharmaceuticals

A research & development (R&D) manager for pharmaceuticals supervises the work of teams developing new drugs and/or improving existing drugs. The R&D manager carefully directs team members in working toward various research goals, as well as compiling data regarding the team's findings. As the manager, this person typically uses this data to issue progress reports to a director or vice president of R&D; these reports help the company accurately forecast when theoretical research or trials may result in practical application in marketable drug therapies. It also allows the manager and the executives to whom he or she reports to direct or refocus research as needed.

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

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
14%
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Experience Affects Research & Development (R&D) Manager, Pharmaceuticals Salaries

Late-Career
▲6%

Experienced
▲3%

National Average
$102,000

Mid-Career
▼10%

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
14%
1-4 years
57%
5-9 years
14%
10-19 years
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 75%
dental benefits
Dental: 100%
vision benefits
Vision: 75%
no benefits
None:
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