The median annual wage for natural sciences managers was $120,160 in May 2015.
The median wage is the wage at which half the workers in an occupation earned more than that amount and half earned less. The lowest 10 percent earned less than $69,250, and the highest 10 percent earned more than $187,200.
In May 2015, the median annual wages for natural sciences managers in the top industries in which they worked were as follows:
Management of companies and enterprises
Research and development in the physical, engineering, and life sciences
Pharmaceutical and medicine manufacturing
Federal government, excluding postal service
State government, excluding education and hospitals
Almost all natural sciences managers work full time. About 2 out of 5 worked more than 40 hours per week in 2014.
Natural Sciences Managers
Median annual wages, May 2015
Natural sciences managers
Other management occupations
Total, all occupations
Note: All Occupations includes all occupations in the U.S. Economy. Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics