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Research & Development (R&D) Manager Salary with Project Management skills

Average pay for Research & Development Managers with Project Management skills is more than reasonable, with annual salaries pushing past the six-figure mark ($97K). Total cash earnings of Research & Development Managers with Project Management skills range from $51K on the low end to $150K on the high end; the final amount can include bonuses and profit sharing proceeds that occasionally exceed $20K and $10K, respectively. Residence is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by experience level. Most Research & Development Managers with Project Management skills report high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to nearly all, and most earn dental coverage. Male Research & Development Managers with Project Management skills are more prevalent than women among those who took the survey — 67 percent of professionals. Figures cited in this summary are based on replies to PayScale's salary questionnaire.

$51,447 - $137,348
(Median)
$51K
$97K
$140K
MEDIAN: $96,976
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90%

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$10.07 - $49.66
(Median)
$10
$23
$50
MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$51,447 - $137,348  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,761  
Profit Sharing
$500 - $10,056  
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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$50,765 - $149,662  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 356
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$10.07 - $49.66  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,761  
   
Profit Sharing
$500 - $10,056  
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).
)
$50,765 - $149,662  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 10

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Pay by Experience Level for Research & Development (R&D) Manager with Project Management skills

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Research & Development Managers with Project Management skills with a lot of experience tend to enjoy higher earnings. The average worker who claims fewer than five years of experience earns around $63K. In contrast, however, individuals who report five to 10 years in this occupation see a much larger median of $97K. Professionals who claim 10 to 20 years of experience can secure some pretty cushy paychecks; the median for this group is a six-figure $117K. Individuals who have achieved more than 20 years of experience don't seem to earn much more than people who have 10 to 20 years under their belts; the more senior group reports an average income of $126K.

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Experience Affects Research & Development (R&D) Manager with Project Management skills Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 23%

Experienced
up arrow 14%

National Average
$103,000

Mid-Career
up arrow 6%

Entry-Level
up arrow 39%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 93 votes.

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
0%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 94% dental benefits Dental: 83%
vision benefits Vision: 69% employee benefits None: 6%
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