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Top Division Research & Development Executive in the United States

How much does a Top Division Research & Development Executive earn in the United States? The average Top Division Research & Development Executive salary in the United States is $239,236 as of March 28, 2019, but the range typically falls between $204,936 and $282,706. 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 Cost of Living in Major Cities

Job Description

Plans and directs all research and development policies, objectives, and initiatives for a division. Leads research efforts to identify new technologies and other scientific concepts that can be used to improve current product offerings or create new products and services. Evaluates and recommends ideas for new products that may enhance the organization's competitive position and achieve growth in revenue and/or market share. Requires a bachelor's degree . Typically reports to top management. Manages a departmental function within a broader corporate function. Develops major goals to support broad functional objectives. Approves policies developed within various sub-functions and departments. Typically requires 8+ years of managerial experience. Comprehensive knowledge of the overall departmental function.

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