A Research Department Manager earns an average salary of $66,119 per year. A skill in Project Management is associated with high pay for this job.
Research Department Manager Total Pay (?
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$43,886 - $116,637
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MEDIAN: $66,119
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Research Department Manager Total Pay (?
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$15.21 - $42.41
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MEDIAN: $23.00
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National Salary Data

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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$43,886 - $116,637  
   
Bonus
$193.92 - $21,287  
Profit Sharing
$511 - $19,574  
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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$44,227 - $120,814  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 170
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$25$50$75
Hourly Rate
$15.21 - $42.41  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$193.92 - $21,287  
   
Profit Sharing
$511 - $19,574  
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).
)
$44,227 - $120,814  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 19 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 170
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Job Description for Research Department Manager
  • Manage data capture processes, setting standards and auditing procedures.
  • Analyze and report on initiatives, budget, strategies, and research.
  • Write plans for and direct research and development, including goals and metrics.
  • Hire, train, mentor, discipline, and terminate staff.
Pay by Experience Level for Research Department Manager
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
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Experience Affects Research Department Manager Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 18%
Experienced
up arrow 8%
National Average
$67,000
Mid-Career
up arrow 3%
Entry-Level
up arrow 16%

Skills That Affect Research Department Manager Salaries

Project Management
up arrow 12%
Data Analysis
0%
National Average
$67,000
People Management
up arrow 16%
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Gender
Female
65%
female alumni
 
Male
35%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
22%
5-9 years
31%
10-19 years
25%
20 years or more
22%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 82%
vision benefits Vision: 62% employee benefits None: 6%
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