Research & Development (R&D) Manager Salary

A Research & Development (R&D) Manager earns an average salary of $93,512 per year. A skill in People Management is associated with high pay for this job.
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$50,205 - $134,479
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$130K
MEDIAN: $93,512
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$10.27 - $31.91
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MEDIAN: $19.00
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$50,205 - $134,479  
   
Bonus
$10.00 - $19,684  
Profit Sharing
$984 - $10,349  
Commission
$0.00 - $13,500  
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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$49,206 - $147,791  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 947
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.27 - $31.91  
   
Overtime
$9.10 - $50.00  
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$10.00 - $19,684  
   
Commission
$0.00 - $13,500  
Profit Sharing
$984 - $10,349  
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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$49,206 - $147,791  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 28

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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

  • 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.
  • 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.

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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 224 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
16%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
33%
20 years or more
21%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 93% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 7%