Natural sciences managers

Detailed Occupation

Add Comparison
2020 Workforce
21.5k
Average Age
43.1
Estimated Job Growth
4.76%
10-year projection
Average Salary
$107,015
Average Male Salary
$127,062
Average Female Salary
$91,686

About

Natural sciences managers are most often employed by the Scientific research & development services industry. The average yearly wage for Natural sciences managers was $107,015 in 2016. The top 3 most similar occupations to Natural sciences managers by wage are Pharmacists, Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers, and Computer network architects.

Employment

Information on the businesses and industries that employ Natural sciences managers and on wages and locations for those in the field. Scientific research & development services is the industry that employs the most Natural sciences managers, both by share and by number, though the highest paid industry for Natural sciences managers, by average wage, is Electronic component & product manufacturing, n.e.c. . Natural sciences managers are paid most in Coatesville City PUMA, PA but are relatively concentrated in Bethesda, Potomac & North Bethesda PUMA, MD.

Wages

Yearly Wage

$107,015
AVERAGE SALARY
± $15,305

In 2020, Natural sciences managers earned an average of $107,015, $51,061 more than than the average national salary of $55,954.

Pharmacists make somewhat more than Natural sciences managers while Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers make somewhat less. This chart shows the various occupations closest to Natural sciences managers as measured by average annual salary in the US.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Wage Distribution

0.378
WAGE GINI

In 2015, Natural sciences managers had a wage GINI coefficient of 0.378, which is lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly for Natural sciences managers (shown in red) than for the overall labor force (shown in gray).

View Data
Save Image

Wage by Location

This map shows the Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States shaded by average annual wage for Natural sciences managers.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Spatial Concentration

This map displays which Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) in the United States have a relatively high population of Natural sciences managers.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Industries

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Industries by Share

21.5k
2020 Workforce
± 3,599
2.31%
1 YEAR GROWTH
± 23.3%

The number of people employed as Natural sciences managers has been growing at a rate of 2.31%, from 21,004 people in 2019 to 21,490 people in 2020.

This graphic shows the share of Natural sciences managers employed by various industries. Scientific research & development services employs the largest share of Natural sciences managers at  27%, followed by Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges with 20.2% and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals with 12.5%.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Diversity

Demographic information on Natural sciences managers in the US. The average age of male Natural sciences managers in the workforce is 45.2 and of female Natural sciences managers is 41.5, and the most common race/ethnicity for Natural sciences managers is White (Non-Hispanic).

Composition by Sex

9.31k
MALE WORKFORCE
± 2,369
12.2k
FEMALE WORKFORCE
± 2,709

56.7% of Natural sciences managers are Female, making them the more common sex in the occupation. This chart shows the sex breakdown of Natural sciences managers.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity of Natural sciences managers
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
  3. Black (Non-Hispanic)

72.4% of Natural sciences managers are White (Non-Hispanic), making that the most common race or ethnicity in the occupation. Representing 12.3% of Natural sciences managers, Asian (Non-Hispanic) is the second most common race or ethnicity in this occupation. This chart shows the racial and ethnic breakdown of Natural sciences managers.

View Data
Save Image

Age by Sex

45.2
AVERAGE MALE AGE
± 3.36
41.5
AVERAGE FEMALE AGE
± 2.58

The median age of Natural sciences managers is 43.1, and Male employees are generally 3.71 years older than than their Female counterparts.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Education

Data on higher education choices for Natural sciences managers from The Department of Education and Census Bureau. The most common major for Natural sciences managers is Biology but a relatively high number of Natural sciences managers hold a major in Biology.

Majors

ACS PUMS data only shows the major for bachelor's degrees. However, we can filter the data based on highest degree obtained.
View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Skills

Data on the critical and distinctive skills necessary for Natural sciences managers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Natural sciences managers need many skills, but most especially Reading Comprehension, Writing, and Active Listening. The revealed comparative advantage (RCA) shows that Natural sciences managers need more than the average amount of Science, Programming, and Management of Financial Resources.

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Bar Chart

View Data
Save Image
Add Data to Cart

Projections

Projections on job growth for Natural Sciences Managers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The 10-year national workforce is projected to grow 3.71%, but Natural Sciences Managers are expected to see a growth of 4.76% over the same period. This occupation is expected to grow more than the national average.

Job Growth

4.76%
Estimated Job Growth
10-year Projection
3.71%
National Growth
10-year Projection

This line chart shows the projected 10-year growth in the number of jobs for Natural Sciences Managers. This profession is expected to grow more than than 3.71%, the average rate of national job growth.

View Data
Save Image