Average Research & Development (R&D) Manager Salary

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The average salary for a Research & Development (R&D) Manager is £41,190.
MEDIAN £41,190
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£29k - £59k
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£75 - £9k
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£29k - £62k

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

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

An entry-level Research & Development (R&D) Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of £31,441 based on 14 salaries. An early career Research & Development (R&D) Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £35,320 based on 68 salaries. A mid-career Research & Development (R&D) Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £41,183 based on 85 salaries. An experienced Research & Development (R&D) Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of £47,097 based on 93 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of £52,953.
Employees with Research & Development (R&D) Manager in their job title in Oxford, England: Oxfordshire earn an average of 47.0% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Leicester, England: Leicestershire (10.2% more) and Bedford, England: Bedfordshire (6.6% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Glasgow, Scotland: Glasgow (15.0% less), Manchester, England: Manchester (3.5% less) and Guildford, England: Surrey (1.2% less).

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