Research and Development Supervisor III Salary in the United States

How much does a Research and Development Supervisor III make in the United States? The average Research and Development Supervisor III salary in the United States is $117,533 as of April 27, 2019, but the range typically falls between $97,228 and $140,575. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, Salary.com helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Research and Development Supervisor III supervises activities in the research and development department. Oversees personnel who utilize established mathematical and scientific techniques to compile and analyze data and write technical reports detailing procedures, outcomes, and observations. Being a Research and Development Supervisor III ensures proper procedure, and helps devise new development techniques. A level III supervisor has full authority and may be considered lower middle management. Additionally, Research and Development Supervisor III may require a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Research and Development Supervisor III supervises a group of primarily para-professional level staffs. May also be a level above a supervisor within high volume administrative/ production environments. Makes day-to-day decisions within or for a group/small department. Has some authority for personnel actions. Thorough knowledge of department processes. To be a Research and Development Supervisor III typically requires 3-5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. (Copyright 2019 Salary.com)

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    3 - 5 years experience
    Bachelor's Degree

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