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

Chemical Research & Development Managers in the United States take home approximately $101K per year on average. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Men account for the majority of Chemical Research & Development Managers who responded to the questionnaire — 87 percent to be exact. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.
$65,106 - $139,159
MEDIAN: $101,249

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$65,106 - $139,159  
$985 - $19,843  
Profit Sharing
$3,750 - $13,500  
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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).
$69,175 - $149,038  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Dec 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 119
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Job Description for Research & Development (R&D) Manager, Chemical

  • 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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National Average

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 34 votes.


13 %
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 4%