Salary for Natural Sciences Managers

Also known as:  Agricultural Research Director, Geochemical Manager, Geophysical Manager, Ocean Program Administrator

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Natural scientists generally have their Bachelor's degrees in scientific or technical fields, although roughly 29% have doctoral or professional degrees, and another 23% have obtained their Master's. The job itself entails conferring with scientists and technical professionals in order to establish research and project goals, crafting project proposals, coordinating various phases of the scientific process, and communicating project-specific information with clients. Additionally, natural sciences managers are expected to ensure compliance with relevant government regulations.

A Natural Sciences Manager usually gets a compensation between 112000 - 168000 based on seniority. Natural Sciences Managers will usually earn a wage of One Hundred Forty Three Thousand Four Hundred dollars each year.

Natural Sciences Managers are compensated the highest in Pennsylvania, where they can earn an average pay rate of approximating $178420. They can receive the best compensation in Finance and Insurance, where they get pay of $167060.

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SALARY TREND
The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 49.61 percent nationwide in that time.
INDUSTRIES
Natural Sciences Managers tend to make the most in the following industries
Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction $167,060
Finance and Insurance $165,140
Management of Companies and Enterprises $159,180
Manufacturing $147,050
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services $145,840
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services $145,270
In general, they earn less within the industries below
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting $89,090
Health Care and Social Assistance $93,860
Other Services (except Public Administration) $95,500
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation $100,610
Public Administration $102,140
Information $113,270
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