The average salary for a Vice President (VP) of Research is $123,795 per year. Most people in this job have more than five years' experience in related jobs.
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$78,820 - $208,232
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$78,820 - $208,232  
   
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$2,891 - $61,118  
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$1,007 - $99,329  
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$80,094 - $264,253  
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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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$136,000
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Experience Affects Vice President (VP) of Research Salaries

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$136,000
Mid-Career
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Skills That Affect Vice President (VP) of Research Salaries

National Average
$136,000
Public Speaking
up arrow 23%
Business Development
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Research Analysis
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Project Management
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Job Satisfaction
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Gender
Female
18%
female alumni
 
Male
82%
male alumni
Years of Experience
1-4 years
2%
5-9 years
23%
10-19 years
51%
20 years or more
24%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 78% dental benefits Dental: 90%
vision benefits Vision: 53% employee benefits None: 3%
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