Research & Development (R&D) Director, Pharmaceuticals Salary (United States)

A Research & Development (R&D) Director, Pharmaceuticals earns an average salary of $133,520 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
Research & Development (R&D) Director, Pharmaceuticals Total Pay (?
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$96,485 - $169,992
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$4,949 - $35,318  
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$97,976 - $191,886  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 71
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Job Description for Research & Development (R&D) Director, Pharmaceuticals
  • Motivate, develop, and train staff to reach desired production and quality goals.
  • Track, analyze, and control costs, schedule, quality, and customer satisfaction.
  • Collaborate with quality control to ensure the appropriate product is produced.
  • Drive product development from concept to final launch, including technical and process details.
  • Develop relationships with experts in academia, industry, and the government to further innovation.

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National Average
$144,000
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Gender
Female
29%
female alumni
 
Male
71%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
6%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
58%
20 years or more
27%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 97% dental benefits Dental: 88%
vision benefits Vision: 66% employee benefits None: 1%
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