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

The average Chemical Research & Development Manager in the United States earns approximately $103K annually. Overall cash earnings for Chemical Research & Development Managers vary widely between $72K and $152K; for a few high rollers, the final number can encompass upwards of $20K each from bonuses and profit sharing proceeds. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 87 percent of Chemical Research & Development Managers are male. Work is enjoyable for Chemical Research & Development Managers, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. The figures in this rundown are based on the results of PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$65,693 - $141,394

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Salary
$65,693 - $141,394  
   
Bonus
$1,000 - $20,216  
Profit Sharing
$-0.50 - $20,713  
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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$71,624 - $152,064  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jul 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 18%

Experienced
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National Average
$114,000

Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
13 %
Male
87 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
32%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 67% employee benefits None: 3%
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