Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
Research & Development Managers with Project Management skills generally obtain higher compensation for more plentiful past experience. Respondents with less than five years' experience take home $62K on average. In contrast, those who have been around for five to 10 years earn a noticeably higher average of $97K. Between 10 and 20 years, pay surpasses six figures; at this stage, the average professional scores around $119K. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $128K.