$135,396
Avg. Salary
$52.07
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$20,214

Bonus

$9,826

Profit Sharing

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The average pay for a Research & Development (R&D) Director with Product Development skills is $52.07 per hour.

The average pay for a Research & Development (R&D) Director with Product Development skills is $135,396 per year.

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MEDIAN $135,396
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$0$203K
Salary $90,667 - $179,361
Bonus $1,021 - $38,451
Profit Sharing $0.00 - $25,225
Total Pay (?
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$95,463 - $203,241
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 17 Feb 2019
  • Individuals Reporting: 163

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

Research and development (R&D) directors oversee their company's R&D department(s). As such, they are responsible for ensuring that companies meet their objectives for researching and developing new products or technologies and improve existing products. To accomplish these goals, R&D directors lead their company's research staff. They must ensure that their companies correctly understand and anticipate market demand, planning and developing products to meet consumer needs and remain competitive in the marketplace.

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Research & Development (R&D) Director Tasks
  • Direct the Research and Development (R&D) program, from new product proposal to commercialization.
  • Drive accountability, consistency, quality, and process standardization across all phases of research and development.
  • In accordance with company objectives develop and monitor research plans and budgets for R&D projects, ensuring projects are completed on time and within cost objectives.

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Key Stats for Research & Development (R&D) Director

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
73 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.
10-19 years
78%
20 years or more
22%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 27 votes.

Gender

Female
28 %
Male
73 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 91%
dental benefits
Dental: 85%
vision benefits
Vision: 79%
no benefits
None: 8%