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

Research & Development Managers with Project Management skills tend to be well-versed in their field, and one-half have more than 10 years of experience. Average salary is expected to be around $93K annually, but may range from $55K to $148K per year. In the world of Research & Development Managers with Project Management skills, total cash compensation can vary between $55K and $148K. Each package generally includes bonuses and profit sharing proceeds, and in exceptional cases, those amounts can reach heights of $20K and $10K, respectively. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. The majority of Research & Development Managers with Project Management skills claim high levels of job satisfaction. Medical benefits are awarded to most, and a strong majority earn dental coverage. The numbers in this rundown were provided by PayScale's salary survey participants.

$55,278 - $136,317
$55K
$93K
$140K
MEDIAN: $93,154
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$0$148K
Salary $55,278 - $136,317
Bonus $1,485 - $19,979
Profit Sharing $983 - $10,241
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$55,398 - $148,123
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 25 Jul 2017
  • Individuals Reporting: 317

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Pay by Experience Level for Research & Development (R&D) Manager

Pay by Experience for a Research & Development (R&D) Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Research & Development (R&D) Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 76 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Research & Development (R&D) Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $89,000 based on 110 salaries. An experienced Research & Development (R&D) Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $113,000 based on 120 salaries. A Research & Development (R&D) Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $120,000 based on 40 salaries.

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

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 76 votes.
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
15%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Research & Development (R&D) Manager Salaries

Late-Career
▲23%

Experienced
▲16%

National Average
$97,000

▼8%

Entry-Level
▼25%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 76 votes.

Gender

Female
30 %
Male
70 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 90%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 70%
no benefits
None: 9%
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