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

The average Chemical Research & Development Manager in the United States earns approximately $106K annually. Total cash compensation to Chemical Research & Development Managers varies from $67K to $155K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $20K each. Men make up the vast majority of Chemical Research & Development Managers (86 percent) who took the survey. Most Chemical Research & Development Managers report high levels of job satisfaction. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to more than half. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$64,775 - $144,619
(Median)
$65K
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MEDIAN: $106,146
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$64,775 - $144,619  
   
Bonus
$988 - $20,349  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $20,713  
Total Pay (?
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$66,705 - $154,544  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 115
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Job Description for Research & Development (R&D) Manager, Chemical

Most of the time, a research and development manager in the chemical field is responsible for leading others in various projects for the company. This is mostly an indoor job, and everyone involved will have skills in chemical laboratories and data collection duties.

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Research & Development (R&D) Manager, Chemical Tasks

  • Ensure experiment data is properly recorded and observations are accurately recorded, verified, and reported.
  • Ensure that all tests and experiments are conducted in accordance with the test protocols and company procedures.
  • Lead the development and design of experiments and supervise the implementation of research projects.

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

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$118,000

Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 16 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
26%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
31%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 98%
dental benefits
Dental: 83%
medical benefits
Vision: 67%
dental benefits
None: 2%
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