How much does a Top Research & Development Executive make in the United States? The average Top Research & Development Executive salary in the United States is $308,742 as of April 27, 2020, but the range typically falls between $253,130 and $405,324. 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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25% $253,130 10% $202,498 90% $493,257 75% $405,324 $308,742 50%(Median)
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Top Research & Development Executive plans and directs all aspects of an organization's research and development policies, objectives, and initiatives. Maintains an organization's competitive position and profitability by formulating research and development programs, policies, and procedures. Being a Top Research & Development Executive investigates and identifies new technologies that align the organization development. May require a master's degree. Additionally, Top Research & Development Executive typically reports to top management. The Top Research & Development Executive manages a business unit, division, or corporate function with major organizational impact. Establishes overall direction and strategic initiatives for the given major function or line of business. Has acquired the business acumen and leadership experience to become a top function or division head. (Copyright 2020 Salary.com)... View full job description

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City, State San Francisco, CA Compared to national average
+ 25.3%
City, State Washington, DC Compared to national average
+ 10.7%
City, State Miami, FL Compared to national average
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City, State Chicago, IL Compared to national average
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City, State Boston, MA Compared to national average
+ 12.9%
City, State New York, NY Compared to national average
+ 21.0%
City, State Dallas, TX Compared to national average
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