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

Median pay for Chemical Research & Development Managers in the United States is around $102K per year. Cash earnings of Chemical Research & Development Managers can occasionally include $20K each in bonuses and profit sharing proceeds; this strong performance component causes pay grades to stretch from approximately $72K to almost $151K. Medical benefits are awarded to almost all, and a large number earn dental coverage. Most workers in this position report high levels of job satisfaction. Male Chemical Research & Development Managers far outnumber their female contemporaries among those who completed the questionnaire. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$65,693 - $140,256
(Median)
$66K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $102,303
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$65,693 - $140,256  
   
Bonus
$1,001 - $20,194  
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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$71,624 - $150,647  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 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
up arrow 5%

National Average
$114,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 12%

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
24%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
33%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 68% employee benefits None: 3%
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