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

Half of Pharmaceuticals Research & Development Managers in the United States have been in the field for more than 10 years. Pay can fall anywhere from $61K to $152K per year, but median earnings come to around $98K annually. Making up 76 percent of those who took the survey, male Pharmaceuticals Research & Development Managers greatly outnumber their female counterparts. The majority of workers are highly satisfied with their job. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The data for this synopsis comes from respondents who took the PayScale salary survey.

$59,433 - $137,464
(Median)
$59K
$98K
$140K
MEDIAN: $98,146
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XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$60K$120K$180K
Salary
$59,433 - $137,464  
   
Bonus
$700 - $19,774  
Profit Sharing
$1,952 - $7,500  
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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$61,296 - $151,902  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 16 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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Experience Affects Research & Development (R&D) Manager, Pharmaceuticals Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 9%

Experienced
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National Average
$98,000

Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

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

Gender

Female
24 %
Male
76 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
12%
5-9 years
37%
10-19 years
34%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 55% employee benefits None: 2%
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