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

Median pay for Chemical Research & Development Managers in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $100K annually. With some bonuses and profit sharing proceeds approaching $20K each, total incomes of Chemical Research & Development Managers generally range from $67K to $151K depending on individual performance. Most Chemical Research & Development Managers like their work and job satisfaction is high. Men account for the majority of Chemical Research & Development Managers who responded to the questionnaire — 85 percent to be exact. Nearly all enjoy medical while most get dental coverage. Vision coverage is also available to a majority. Participants in PayScale's salary questionnaire provided the particulars of this report.

$63,687 - $140,219
(Median)
$64K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $100,367
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Salary
$63,687 - $140,219  
   
Bonus
$995 - $20,216  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $20,859  
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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$66,821 - $150,647  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 117

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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
up arrow 16%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$111,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 23 votes.

Gender

Female
15 %
Male
85 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
32%
20 years or more
35%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 81%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 4%
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