Scientific Research Manager Salary

A Scientific Research Manager earns an average salary of $77,385 per year. A skill in Molecular Biology is associated with high pay for this job. Experience strongly influences income for this job.

$50,033 - $133,909

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$51,876 - $137,615  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 20 Sep 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 148
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Job Description for Scientific Research Manager

  • Write grant proposals to procure external research funding.
  • Keep abreast of developments in their field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
  • Conduct research in a particular field of knowledge, and publish findings in professional journals, books, and/or electronic media.

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Experience Affects Scientific Research Manager Salaries

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National Average

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Skills That Affect Scientific Research Manager Salaries

Molecular Biology
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Research Analysis
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Data Analysis
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National Average

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 27 votes.


48 %
52 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 90% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 9%