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Research & Development Director Salary
in Delaware, United States

$166,307 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Research & Development Director is $166,307 a year and $80 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Research & Development Director is between $114,371 and $207,593. 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 Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Research & Development Director Job Listings for Delaware, United States

Research and Development Technician
Oct 23
Wilmington, DE, USA
Hunter International Recruiting
Research and Development Technician Wilmington, DE $28 - 32/hour Research and Development Technician will be an integral member of team to invent and create a new family of colorless and clear films
Research and Development Technician
Oct 26
Wilmington, DE, USA
System One
System One is currently recruiting a Research and Development Technician for our client in Wilmington, DE. This is an 11 month contract assignment with likely extension. *Local Candidates Only* *Must ...
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Sep 13
Vindale Research
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Laboratory Technician
Aug 21
Wilmington, DE, USA
Hunter International Recruiting
Ability to operate, troubleshoot and maintain small scale, PLC based, pilot units using mechanical and pipe-fitting skills to set up and run research and plant support experiments. * Experience with ...
Laboratory Technician
Oct 24
Wilmington, DE, USA
Apex Life Sciences
An Associate Degree in Engineering (or related science) with 2 to 5 years work experience, especially in R&D is preferred. Equivalent work experience will also be considered. Candidates must be able ...