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

Over one-half of Pharmaceuticals Research & Development Managers in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $61K to $152K per year, but median earnings come to around $99K per year. Most Pharmaceuticals Research & Development Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Male Pharmaceuticals Research & Development Managers are far more common among survey respondents than their female counterparts, who typically comprise less than one-third of the field. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$59,516 - $137,186
(Median)
$60K
$99K
$140K
MEDIAN: $98,756
10%
50%
90%

Add this chart to your site: 640px    300px

National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$59,516 - $137,186  
   
Bonus
$702 - $19,967  
Profit Sharing
$1,952 - $7,500  
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).
)
$61,431 - $151,661  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 Jul 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 53
United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

Research & Development (R&D) Manager, Pharmaceuticals Job Listings

Search for more jobs:

United States (change)

Find Out Exactly What You Should Be Paid

United States (change)


Comp Managers: Start Here »

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

Experienced
up arrow 9%

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

National Average
$99,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 19 votes.

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 2%
ADVERTISEMENT