Vice President (VP) of Research Salary (United States)

The average salary for a Vice President (VP) of Research is $120,651 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
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$77,517 - $199,965
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$77,517 - $199,965  
   
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$4,848 - $58,011  
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$3,500 - $16,000  
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$80,152 - $243,780  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 203
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Job Description for Vice President (VP) of Research

  • Develop project plans, budgets, and deadlines, and work with scientists to identify project components and materials.
  • Create and carry out the company’s research and development plan, and work to meet company R&D objectives.
  • Manage the R&D team, and ensure the organization is fully staffed and recruit new researchers.
  • Oversee a company’s development of new products and production processes to keep ahead of the competition.
  • Follow the development of new research technologies and keep the company up to date, and train researchers in the use of new processes.

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Pay Difference By Location

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$131,000
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Experience Affects Vice President (VP) of Research Salaries

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$131,000
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Skills That Affect Vice President (VP) of Research Salaries

National Average
$131,000
Project Management
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Research Analysis
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Public Speaking
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Business Development
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Gender

Female
15%
female alumni
 
Male
85%
male alumni

Years of Experience

1-4 years
4%
5-9 years
22%
10-19 years
50%
20 years or more
24%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 77% dental benefits Dental: 91%
vision benefits Vision: 56% employee benefits None: 2%
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