Alternate Job Titles: Research & Development Manager, Research and Development Manager
What is the average annual salary for Research and Development Manager?
The annual salary for someone with the job title Research and Development Manager may vary depending on a number of factors including industry, company size, location, years of experience and level of education. Our team of Certified Compensation Professionals has analyzed survey data collected from thousands of HR departments at companies of all sizes and industries to present this range of annual salaries for people with the job title Research and Development Manager in the United States.
This chart describes the expected percentage of people who perform the job of Research and Development Manager in the United States that make less than that annual salary. For example the median expected annualy pay for a typical Research and Development Manager in the United States is $118,286 so 50% of the people who perform the job of Accountant I in the United Sates are expected to make less than $118,286.
Manages and directs the research and development programs to meet organizational needs and to capitalize on potential new products. Develops and implements research and development procedures and techniques. Requires a graduate degree with at least 7 years of experience in the field. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a senior manager.
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