How much does a Research Project Manager make?

Updated Sep 15, 2021

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$75,684 /yr
Average Base Pay

296 salaries

$53K

Low

$76K

Average

$108K

High

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The national average salary for Research Project Manager is $75,684 per year in United States. Filter by location to see Research Project Manager salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 296 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by Research Project Manager employees.

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Project Manager$88,907 /yr
L3
Senior Project Manager$119,754 /yr
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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
4.1

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Research Project Manager

$67,375

 /yr
Range: $54K - $88K
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$54K

$88K

$54,430 - $87,938 Range

Northwestern University
4.2

Northwestern University

Research Project Manager

$68,390

 /yr
Range: $58K - $82K

$58K

$82K

$57,669 - $81,645 Range

University of Pennsylvania
4.2

University of Pennsylvania

Research Project Manager

$62,037

 /yr
Range: $53K - $96K

$53K

$96K

$53,204 - $95,788 Range

Penn State
4.3

Penn State

Research Project Manager

$58,807

 /yr
Range: $47K - $73K

$47K

$73K

$46,934 - $72,604 Range

Rutgers University
4.2

Rutgers University

Research Project Manager

$101,895

 /yr
Range: $91K - $120K

$91K

$120K

$90,537 - $119,939 Range

Memorial Sloan Kettering
4

Memorial Sloan Kettering

Research Project Manager

$87,636

 /yr
Range: $77K - $97K

$77K

$97K

$76,526 - $97,467 Range

Geisinger
3.5

Geisinger

Research Project Manager

$64,713

 /yr
Range: $52K - $82K

$52K

$82K

$51,970 - $82,391 Range

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Educational Testing Service
3.5

Educational Testing Service

Research Project Manager

$87,404

 /yr
Range: $78K - $98K

$78K

$98K

$78,387 - $98,152 Range

Brigham and Women's Hospital
3.9

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Research Project Manager

$69,056

 /yr
Range: $67K - $86K

$67K

$86K

$66,684 - $85,851 Range

Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene
3.5

Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene

Research Project Manager

$60,714

 /yr
Range: $55K - $78K

$55K

$78K

$54,632 - $77,594 Range

Penn State College of Medicine
4.2

Penn State College of Medicine

Research Project Manager

$56,951

 /yr
Range: $54K - $76K

$54K

$76K

$53,853 - $75,720 Range

UNC Chapel Hill
4.1

UNC Chapel Hill

Research Project Manager

$66,733

 /yr
Range: $55K - $82K

$55K

$82K

$55,000 - $82,145 Range

NYU Langone Health
4

NYU Langone Health

Research Project Manager

$91,200

 /yr
Range: $83K - $117K

$83K

$117K

$82,696 - $116,517 Range

Duke University
4.3

Duke University

Research Project Manager

$86,250

 /yr
Range: $65K - $107K

$65K

$107K

$65,059 - $106,992 Range

Coleman Research
3.9

Coleman Research

Research Project Manager

$48,611

 /yr
Range: $48K - $94K

$48K

$94K

$48,166 - $94,390 Range

Emory University
4.2

Emory University

Research Project Manager

$61,566

 /yr
Range: $51K - $67K

$51K

$67K

$51,492 - $66,693 Range

The Jackson Laboratory
3.8

The Jackson Laboratory

Research Project Manager

$89,720

 /yr
Range: $62K - $119K

$62K

$119K

$62,000 - $119,260 Range

University of Chicago
4.2

University of Chicago

Research Project Manager

$80,515

 /yr
Range: $55K - $86K

$55K

$86K

$54,741 - $85,759 Range

Kaiser Permanente
4

Kaiser Permanente

Research Project Manager

$106,198

 /yr
Range: $73K - $113K

$73K

$113K

$73,467 - $113,405 Range

The University of Kansas
4.2

The University of Kansas

Research Project Manager

$56,902

 /yr
Range: $48K - $92K

$48K

$92K

$48,491 - $92,474 Range

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The national average salary for a Research Project Manager is $75,684 per year in United States. Filter by location to see a Research Project Manager salaries in your area. Salaries estimates are based on 296 salaries submitted anonymously to Glassdoor by a Research Project Manager employees.

The highest salary for a Research Project Manager in United States is $108,406 per year.

The lowest salary for a Research Project Manager in United States is $52,839 per year.

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