$114,783
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The average pay for a Research Director is $114,783 per year.

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Job Description for Research Director

A research director oversees an organization's research and development department. The research director drives team members to use the scientific method to push the boundaries of human knowledge and develop new technologies that expand the frontier of an industry.

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Research Director Tasks

  • Developing research objectives and writing proposals.
  • Manage the research budget and the allocation of funds.
  • Design methods for evaluating the effectiveness of research programs.
  • Oversee the operation of laboratories and research sites and ensure compliance with institutional and government regulations.

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Q: What is it like working in New York, New York?

Research Director in New York, New York:
"Stressful."
Pros: Close to family
Cons: Traffic and parking

Research Director in Atlanta:
"Great."
Pros: Casual work environment, big cities, low cost of living
Cons: traffic

Key Stats for Research Director

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %
5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
88%

Gender

Female
33 %
Male
67 %

Years of Experience

5-9 years
13%
10-19 years
88%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 88%
vision benefits
Vision: 88%
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