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Research & Development Director Salary

$157,347 (USD)

Average Salary

$76/hr

Average Hourly

$13,469

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 22, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Research & Development Director is $157,347 a year and $76 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Research & Development Director is between $108,209 and $196,409. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Research & Development Director. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Directs, coordinates, and administers the planning, research, and development function improving existing or creating new products, processes, services, ideologies, territorial expansion, and/or development of new ventures for an organization.
  • Plans and develops aspects of research and development proposals, such as objective or purpose of project, applications that can be utilized from findings, costs of project, and equipment and human resource requirements.
Research & Development Director Job Prevalence in the United States

Job family: Architectural and Engineering Managers

Job family population: 179,990

Estimated population of Research & Development Director jobs: 5,177

Rate of error: 1.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$182,408
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Research & Development Director Job Listings for United States

Director of Commercial Research & Development
Jul 16
Englewood, CO, USA
IHS Markit
... Director in the Industry Solution Team assists sales in the preliminary stages of the sales cycle in prospect-facing/pre-sales activities to include: * Understanding the customer base, R&D ...
Director of Business Development
Jun 12
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Meyers Research
Meyers Research | Metrostudy, a Hanley Wood Company, is currently seeking a Director of Business Development. The Director of Business Development will be responsible for generating new business ...
Development Director
Jun 17
Eldridge, United States
Sonoma Ecology Center's
The Director of Development will work closely with the Executive Director and the Board of ... Elements include: o Research and identify major gift donor prospects. o Develop a donor ...
Development Director & Regional Manager, South East Arizona Region
Jul 16
Sierra Vista, AZ, USA
Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc
... to research, development, communication, and the integration of development strategies and ... with directors and other program based project teams, as identified. o Performs and /or ...
Development Director
Jun 8
Portland, United States
Cedar Sinai Park
... development directors locally and nationally. Participates in appropriate professional ... Capital Campaign · Solicits capital campaign donor prospects. · Completes prospect research. · ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Research & Development Director is $157,347 a year and $76 an hour in the United States. The average salary range for a Research & Development Director is between $108,209 and $196,409. On average, a Doctorate Degree is the highest level of education for a Research & Development Director. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in the United States.

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Research & Development Director Job Listings for United States

Director of Commercial Research & Development
Jul 16
Englewood, CO, USA
IHS Markit
... Director in the Industry Solution Team assists sales in the preliminary stages of the sales cycle in prospect-facing/pre-sales activities to include: * Understanding the customer base, R&D ...
Director of Business Development
Jun 12
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Meyers Research
Meyers Research | Metrostudy, a Hanley Wood Company, is currently seeking a Director of Business Development. The Director of Business Development will be responsible for generating new business ...
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