A Vice President (VP), Research & Development earns an average salary of $146,629 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
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$88,872 - $200,953
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$88,872 - $200,953  
   
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$2,027 - $51,371  
Profit Sharing
$1,927 - $31,094  
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$96,821 - $238,500  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 18 Apr 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 322
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Job Description for Vice President (VP), Research & Development
  • Provide leadership and develop objectives for the Research and Development (R&D) department.
  • Obtain funding for existing and future Research and Development (R&D) projects.
  • Develop and direct the design and development of new products and the improvement of existing products.
  • Work with members of the senior management team to further department and company goals.
Pay by Experience Level for Vice President (VP), Research & Development
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$160,000
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Experience Affects Vice President (VP), Research & Development Salaries

Late-Career
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Experienced
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National Average
$160,000
Mid-Career
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Entry-Level
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Skills That Affect Vice President (VP), Research & Development Salaries

Product Development
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National Average
$160,000
Project Management
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Gender
Female
17%
female alumni
 
Male
83%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
8%
5-9 years
7%
10-19 years
38%
20 years or more
47%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 92% dental benefits Dental: 77%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 8%
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