A Research & Development (R&D) Manager earns an average salary of $94,586 per year. Skills that are associated with high pay for this job are Operations Management, Material Science, and People Management.
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$51,594 - $134,349
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MEDIAN: $94,585
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$15.28 - $52.53
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MEDIAN: $26.00
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,594 - $134,349  
   
Bonus
$986 - $20,566  
Profit Sharing
$800 - $10,357  
Total Pay (?
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$51,174 - $145,780  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 704
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$0$34$68$102
Hourly Rate
$15.28 - $52.53  
   
Overtime
$1.57 - $99.33  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$70K$140K$210K
Bonus
$986 - $20,566  
   
Profit Sharing
$800 - $10,357  
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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$51,174 - $145,780  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Jan 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 21

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Job Description for Research & Development (R&D) Manager

Research and development managers lead a team of employees in conducting research and development for an organization. This may include investigating technology development, concept development, and new product development, among other areas. Many times, research and development teams work to improve an existing product or service. They identify areas for improvement and how any changes might be conducted. Research and development managers oversee this process and suggest recommendations to the organization's leaders.

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Research & Development (R&D) Manager Tasks

  • Responsible for management of a team or group of employees.
  • Ensure that program objectives are determined and met, logistics are effectively coordinated and budgets are adhered to.
  • Provide technical oversight and expertise as required.
  • Plan and implement the development of new processes in areas of research generally dealing with the life or physical sciences.

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Pay Difference by Location

National Average: $98,233

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Q: What is it like working as a Research & Development (R&D) Manager?

Research & Development (R&D) Manager in Cottonwood:
"Great."
Pros: I like that I get to do things that no one else has ever done. Creating products that can potentially become part of something big.
Cons: I don't like that there is so much work and not enough time in the day to finish them. Most days it's like that. Some days it's completely at a stand still. Those two things I dislike the most.

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Key Stats for Research & Development (R&D) Manager

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 113 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
16%
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Experience Affects Research & Development (R&D) Manager Salaries



National Average
$98,000



Skills That Affect Research & Development (R&D) Manager Salaries

Operations Management
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Material Science
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National Average
$98,000



Innovation
up arrow 7%

Clinical Research
up arrow 17%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 113 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
18%
5-9 years
28%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 77%
vision benefits
Vision: 66%
dental benefits
None: 9%
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