Project Manager, Research & Development Salary in the United States

How much does a Project Manager, Research & Development make in the United States? The average Project Manager, Research & Development salary in the United States is $78,842 as of August 27, 2019, but the salary range typically falls between $68,001 and $90,398. 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, helps you determine your exact pay target.  View the Cost of Living in Major Cities

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Project Manager, Research & Development

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Job Openings for Project Manager, Research & Development
This role will work with the PM Director to execute and manage the program/project management function to support Development Operations initiatives, inclusive of preparing presentation materials ...
myGwork - 7 days ago
Comrise Technology - Fremont , CA
...  PMO, IS, PIL's, BPO's, GPO's) to ensure full alignment; ensure all test scenarios are identified ... Room logistics, Catering logistics Visual management development and creation, training, printing ...
ZipRecruiter - 6 days ago
CyberCoders - San Carlos , CA
... project stakeholders. - Incorporate a focus on quality into product design, and work closely with development and software quality assurance teams on product and process improvements. - Develop ...
CyberCoders, Inc - 10 days ago
Kelly Services - Emeryville , CA
Support existing R&D and Quality Compliance applications in alignment with business strategic goals of the organization. * Manage administration with technology vendor and external partners in the ...
Kelly Services - 3 days ago
Aerotek - Palo Alto , California
The Project Manager will also work closely with our colleagues in the Strategic Planning & Project ... Pharmaceutical R&D drug development knowledge * Direct experience in, or collaborative partnership ...
Aerotek Corporate - 3 days ago
Victoria Falls Technology, L - Colorado Springs , CO
Project Manager (Full-Time) REPORTS TO: Russell Long, Founder REGION:Colorado Springs, CO DATE ... research and development contracts for cutting edge commercial technology through the Small ...
ZipRecruiter - 5 days ago