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$170,444

Average Base Salary

$82/hr

Average Hourly Rate

$14,590

Average Bonus
The average director of research and development salary in District of Columbia, United States is $170,444 or an equivalent hourly rate of $82. This is 12% higher (+$18,832) than the average director of research and development salary in the United States. In addition, they earn an average bonus of $14,590. Salary estimates based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in District of Columbia, United States.
Salary by Experience

$126,059

Entry Level Salary

$208,595

Senior Level Salary
An entry level director of research and development (1-3 years of experience) earns an average salary of $126,059. On the other end, a senior level director of research and development (8+ years of experience) earns an average salary of $208,595.

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Job Description
Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as architecture and engineering or research and development in these fields. Excludes “Natural Sciences Managers" (11-9121).
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