Average Research & Development (R&D) Manager Salary in Canada

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The average salary for a Research & Development (R&D) Manager in Canada is C$79,064.
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C$55k - C$115k
C$976 - C$15k
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C$100 - C$17k
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C$56k - C$122k

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Job Description for Research & Development (R&D) Manager

Research & Development (R&D) Manager Tasks
  • Responsible for management of a team or group of employees.
  • Ensure that program objectives are determined and met, logistics are effectively coordinated and budgets are adhered to.
  • Provide technical oversight and expertise as required.
  • Plan and implement the development of new processes in areas of research generally dealing with the life or physical sciences.

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Popular Skills for Research & Development (R&D) Manager

Skills in Engineering Design and People Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Research Analysis, Project Management and Product Development.

Pay by Experience Level for Research & Development (R&D) Manager

An early career Research & Development (R&D) Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of C$67,602 based on 60 salaries. A mid-career Research & Development (R&D) Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$76,925 based on 38 salaries. An experienced Research & Development (R&D) Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of C$90,563 based on 68 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of C$100,758.
Employees with Research & Development (R&D) Manager in their job title in Toronto, Ontario earn an average of 17.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Winnipeg, Manitoba (15.1% more) and Edmonton, Alberta (7.1% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Vancouver, British Columbia (14.7% less), Ottawa, Ontario (7.7% less) and Montréal, Québec (6.6% less).

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