$96,018
Avg. Salary
$23.93
Avg. Hourly Rate

Average additional compensation:

$9,721

Bonus

$5,030

Profit Sharing

$22,500

Commission

What am I worth?
How should I pay?

The average pay for a Research & Development (R&D) Manager is $23.93 per hour.

The average pay for a Research & Development (R&D) Manager is $96,018 per year.

$14.96
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$23.93
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$50.69
90%
MEDIAN $23.93
$53k
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$139k
90%
MEDIAN $96,018
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$0$152K
Salary $53,332 - $139,174
Bonus $1,028 - $20,639
Profit Sharing $967 - $12,325
Commission $22,500
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$52,208 - $152,130
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 1,484
Hourly Data $0$67
Hourly Rate $14.96 - $50.69
Overtime $1.57 - $67.40
Annual Data $0$152K
Bonus $1,028 - $20,639
Commission $22,500
Profit Sharing $967 - $12,325
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$52,208 - $152,130
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 13 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 47

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

Research and development managers lead a team of employees in conducting research and development for an organization. This may include investigating technology development, concept development, and new product development, among other areas. Many times, research and development teams work to improve an existing product or service. They identify areas for improvement and how any changes might be conducted. Research and development managers oversee this process and suggest recommendations to the organization's leaders.

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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

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

Pay by Experience for a Research & Development (R&D) Manager has a positive trend. An entry-level Research & Development (R&D) Manager with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $72,000 based on 226 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A Research & Development (R&D) Manager with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $88,000 based on 255 salaries. An experienced Research & Development (R&D) Manager which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $111,000 based on 279 salaries. A Research & Development (R&D) Manager with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of $118,000 based on 118 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

58%

16%

11%

5%

-34%

National Average: $99,070

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Research & Development (R&D) Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working as a Research & Development (R&D) Manager?

Research & Development (R&D) Manager in Seattle, Washington:
"A Clean, Progressive city."
Pros: Energetic and open-minded
Cons: cost of living

Research & Development (R&D) Manager in Auburn Hills, Michigan:
"Perfectly fine."
Pros: Nearby to most things
Cons: Construction

Research & Development (R&D) Manager in Athens:
"Athens Ga."
Pros: Location, cost of living, benefits of having a Major University in town.
Cons: Occasionally overactive students.

Research & Development (R&D) Manager in Dallas:
"Working with the Irish."
Working with people from Ireland is a strain, the culture is very hierarchical and stifling regarding making business decisions. Americans are let's get the job done as effectively as possible based on business goals, Irish are just trying to pad work to make more jobs for themselves, make things more complicated than they need to be and do not place people in positions based on expertise and training like in America.

Research & Development (R&D) Manager in Rock Hill:
"Vacation and sick policy details."
Allways find out if the vacation and sick policies ae practical. I have 20 vacation days but never get opportunities to use the, because of too many rules.

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

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 270 votes.
Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
18%

Experience Affects Research & Development (R&D) Manager Salaries

▲19%

▲12%

National Average
$99,000

▼11%

▼27%

Skills That Affect Research & Development (R&D) Manager Salaries

Operations Management
▲33%

Material Science
▲22%

Chemistry
▲13%



National Average
$99,000





Clinical Research
▼18%

Innovation
▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 270 votes.

Gender

Female
31 %
Male
69 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
1%
1-4 years
19%
5-9 years
27%
10-19 years
35%
20 years or more
18%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 89%
dental benefits
Dental: 79%
vision benefits
Vision: 69%
no benefits
None: 10%