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

Average pay for a Research & Development Manager with Project Management skills is considerable, rounding six figures at $97K per year. Final cash compensation to Research & Development Managers with Project Management skills varies from around $50K to approximately $150K; choice pay grades include potential for bonuses and profit sharing as high as $20K and $10K, respectively. Geographic location is the biggest factor affecting pay for this group, followed by career length. More than half of Research & Development Managers with Project Management skills (67 percent) survey respondents are men. Job satisfaction for Research & Development Managers with Project Management skills is high. Nearly all report receiving medical coverage from their employers and most collect dental insurance. The data in this summary comes from the PayScale salary survey.

$50,873 - $137,683
(Median)
$51K
$97K
$140K
MEDIAN: $96,976
10%
50%
90%

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$10.07 - $49.66
(Median)
$10
$23
$50
MEDIAN: $23.00
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50%
90%

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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
$50,873 - $137,683  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $19,718  
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $10,067  
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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$50,276 - $149,850  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 342
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 - $19,718  
   
Profit Sharing
$496.65 - $10,067  
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).
)
$50,276 - $149,850  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 1 Apr 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.


Experience seems to be a major factor in determining the incomes of Research & Development Managers with Project Management skills. Those in the early stages of their career can expect to make around $64K; however, individuals with five to 10 years of experience bring in $98K on average — a distinctly larger sum. After one to two decades on the job, professionals can reap plentiful salaries that average out to the six-figure sum of $117K. More than 20 years of experience mean a somewhat bigger median paycheck of $126K, but it's not much more than what less experienced people make.

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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 5%

Entry-Level
up arrow 38%

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
30%
10-19 years
36%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 95% dental benefits Dental: 84%
vision benefits Vision: 70% employee benefits None: 5%