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

Chemical Research & Development Managers in the United States take home approximately $101K annually on average. Total cash compensation to Chemical Research & Development Managers varies from $68K to $150K; higher pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $20K each. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. The majority of Chemical Research & Development Managers claim high levels of job satisfaction. Among survey respondents, men are more common than women; 86 percent of Chemical Research & Development Managers are male. The figures in this overview were provided by individuals who took PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$64,283 - $139,691
(Median)
$64K
$100K
$140K
MEDIAN: $101,351
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$64,283 - $139,691  
   
Bonus
$995 - $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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$67,816 - $150,030  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 122

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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 6%

Experienced
up arrow 4%

National Average
$111,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 11%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 30 votes.

Gender

Female
14 %
Male
86 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
7%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
31%
20 years or more
37%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 96% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 4%
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