How much does a Research and Development Supervisor make in the United States? The average Research and Development Supervisor salary in the United States is $107,503 as of August 27, 2021, but the range typically falls between $92,293 and $126,983. 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. 

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Job Description for Research and Development Supervisor

Research and Development Supervisor 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 ensures proper procedure, and helps devise new development techniques. A level II supervisor has authority for personnel actions and oversees most day to day operations of group. Additionally, Research and Development Supervisor may require a bachelor's degree in in area of specialty. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department. The Research and Development Supervisor supervises a small group of para-professional staff in an organization characterized by highly transactional or repetitive processes. Contributes to the development of processes and procedures. To be a Research and Development Supervisor typically requires 3 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. Thorough knowledge of functional area under supervision. (Copyright 2021 Salary.com)... View full job description

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Skills associated with Research and Development Supervisor: Scientific Testing, Research Design, Statistical Reporting, Scientific Study Reports ...More

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