Average Vice President (VP), Research & Development Salary

$179,561
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
$35,179
Bonus
$20,482
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Vice President (VP), Research & Development is $179,561.
10%
$107k
MEDIAN
$180k
90%
$261k
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Salary
$107k - $261k
Bonus
$7k - $88k
Profit Sharing
$1k - $100k
Total Pay
$111k - $325k

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Job Description for Vice President (VP), Research & Development

Vice President (VP), Research & Development Tasks
  • Develop and direct the design and development of new products and the improvement of existing products.
  • Work with members of the senior management team to further department and company goals.
  • Provide leadership and develop objectives for the Research and Development (R&D) department.
  • Obtain funding for existing and future Research and Development (R&D) projects.

Job Satisfaction for Vice President (VP), Research & Development

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Popular Skills for Vice President (VP), Research & Development

Skills that pay less than market rate include Strategic Planning, Research Analysis, People Management, Project Management and Product Development.

Pay by Experience Level for Vice President (VP), Research & Development

An early career Vice President (VP), Research & Development with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $120,000 based on 14 salaries. A mid-career Vice President (VP), Research & Development with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $167,225 based on 30 salaries. An experienced Vice President (VP), Research & Development with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $181,139 based on 161 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $189,021.
Employees with Vice President (VP), Research & Development in their job title in San Francisco, California earn an average of 22.5% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Seattle, Washington (11.4% more) and San Diego, California (10.7% more). The lowest salaries can be found in New York, New York (4.2% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 429 survey responses.
Early Career
3.3%
Mid Career
7.0%
Experienced
37.5%
Late Career
52.2%