RESEARCH/PROGRAM DIRECTOR SALARY

Average Yearly Salary
$88,000
$47,000
Min 10%
$88,000
Median 50%
$165,000
Max 90%
Best Paying Company
Merz Incorporated
Highest Paying City
Fremont, CA
Highest Paying State
Hawaii
Average Experience Level
3.0 years
How much does a research/program director make?
The national average salary for a Research/Program Director in the U.S. is $88,864 annually or $42.72 hourly. While the top 10 percent make over $165,000 per year, the bottom 10 percent make under $47,000. Health Care companies and Technology companies have the most job opportunities for Research/Program Directors. The best states for high paying Research/Program Director jobs are Hawaii, Washington, Oregon, California, and North Dakota. The typical tenure for a Research/Program Director is 3.0 years.

Average Research/Program Director Salary By Company

Research/Program Director jobs offer good job security, but the wages reported in some industries are higher than others. The most abundant employment opportunities for Research/Program Directors are in Health Care companies and Technology companies. Merz Incorporated and University Park are the best paying companies for Research/Program Directors. Companies like Stanford University and University of Nebraska Medical Center also pay high salaries to their Research/Program Directors.

Average Research/Program Director Salary By Location

As a Research/Program Director in the U.S., you can expect to earn on average $88,864 per year or $42.72 per hour. Working in Fremont, CA as a Research/Program Director will pay you the highest wages at around $120,811 per year. The Fremont, CA average entry-level salary for Research/Program Directors is $58,000. The highest earning states when it comes to Research/Program Director salaries are Hawaii, Washington, Oregon, California, and North Dakota. On the other hand, Alaska, Missouri, Arkansas, Kentucky, and Oklahoma report the lowest wages for Research/Program Directors.
RankCityAverage Salary
1
Fremont, CA
$120,811
2
Aurora, CO
$94,886
3
Shrewsbury, MA
$94,287
4
Washington, DC
$93,979
5
Jersey City, NJ
$93,557

RECENTLY ADDED Research/Program Director SALARIES

Company
Job
Location
Date Added
Salary
University of Colorado
Research/Program Director
10/31/2019
$72,068
10/31/2019
$95,000
University of Colorado
Research/Program Director
10/18/2019
$72,068
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
Research/Program Director
09/30/2019
$95,000
University of Arizona
Research/Program Director
06/12/2019
$75,000