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The average pay for a Research & Development (R&D) Manager with Material Science skills is $92,168 per year.

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$60,599 - $138,532
MEDIAN: $92,168

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Salary $60,599 - $138,532
Bonus $1,521 - $21,213
Profit Sharing $2,000
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$55,623 - $138,049
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: USD
  • Updated: 10 Dec 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 25

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.


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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Research & Development (R&D) Manager Reviews

Q: What is it like working in Seattle, Washington?

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.

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


24 %
76 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
1-4 years
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.


24 %
76 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 67%
dental benefits
Dental: 67%
vision benefits
Vision: 57%
no benefits
None: 29%