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Manager Research & Development (Technical) Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$149,025 (USD)

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Last updated: May 24, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Manager Research & Development (Technical) is $149,025 a year and $72 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Manager Research & Development (Technical) is between $103,243 and $185,566. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Manager Research & Development (Technical). This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Manages, coordinates, and provides strategic planning of activities concerned with research and development of new or improved concepts, ideas, basic data on, and applications for organization's products, services, or ideologies including engineering research and development programs.
  • Oversees the research, identification, evaluation, and initial development of new products or services.
  • Plans and formulates aspects of research and development proposals, such as objective or purpose of projects, applications that can be utilized from findings, cost of projects, and equipment and manpower requirements.
Manager Research & Development (Technical) Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Architectural and Engineering Managers

Job family population: 179,990

Estimated population of Manager Research & Development (Technical) jobs: 2,523

Rate of error: 1.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



About Chicago, Illinois

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Description: Chicago ( (listen), locally also ), officially the City of Chicago, is the most populous city in Illinois, as well as the third most populous city in the United States. With an estimated population of 2,716,450 (2017), it is the most populous city in the Midwest. Chicago is the principal city of the Chicago metropolitan area, often referred to as Chicagoland, and the county seat of Cook County, the second most populous county in the United States. The metropolitan area, at nearly 10 million people, is the third-largest in the United States. Located on the shores of freshwater Lake Michigan, Chicago was incorporated...

Manager Research & Development (Technical) Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Director of Research & Development
May 20
Chicago, IL, USA
Zeochem LLC
Zeochem is seeking an R&D Director and the ideal candidate should have: * Materials Science ... Provide Technical Support for customer molecular sieve related performance issues * Manage ...
Project Portfolio Lead - Technical R&D
Apr 6
Chicago, IL, USA
... Research & Development. The PPL is responsible for the technical implementation of product ... The PPL serves as the link between Product Management and R&D. Responsibilities Manage project ...
Portfolio Manager/Lead a portfolio of R&D - Development Operations
May 23
North Chicago, IL, USA
Asen Computer Associates
... R&D - Development Operations system development projects across the entire project lifecycle ( i.e. ... and technical acumen • Experience with stakeholder management • Focused and versatile team ...
Director - R&D Tax Credits
May 16
Chicago, United States
Travel to client's locations to manage CPA relations, client relations, and lead R&D tax credit projects. * Keep up-to-date on current R&D credit practices and tax law and perform tax technical ...
May 10
Chicago, IL, USA
ABM Industries
Business Development Managers work with mid and senior level management, marketing, and technical ... Research and build relationships with new clients. * Set up meetings with client decision makers
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