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Scientific Research Manager Salary

A Scientific Research Manager earns an average salary of $75,071 per year. A skill in Molecular Biology is associated with high pay for this job. Experience has a moderate effect on income for this job.

$49,697 - $129,053
MEDIAN: $75,070

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$50,658 - $134,260  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 31 Mar 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 147

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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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Pay by Experience Level for Scientific Research Manager

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.

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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

Project Management
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Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 35 votes.


50 %
50 %

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: 91% dental benefits Dental: 80%
vision benefits Vision: 57% employee benefits None: 9%