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

Average Chemical Research & Development Managers in the United States make around $102K per year. Incomes of Chemical Research & Development Managers vary widely depending on performance components; bonuses and profit sharing that can occasionally exceed $20K cause paychecks to spread between $71K on the low end and $151K on the high end. The majority of Chemical Research & Development Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Almost all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and a large number collect dental insurance. The vast majority of Chemical Research & Development Managers (86 percent) survey respondents are men. This snapshot results from replies to PayScale's salary survey.

$65,320 - $140,439
(Median)
$65K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $101,868
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Salary
$65,320 - $140,439  
   
Bonus
$1,000 - $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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$71,067 - $150,908  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Jun 2015 | 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
up arrow 18%

Experienced
up arrow 5%

National Average
$113,000

Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
24%
10-19 years
35%
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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