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Highest Paying Cities for Natural Sciences Managers

The top 100 highest paying cities for natural sciences managers (ranked by average annual salary) are listed in Table 1. The entry level salary (as measured by the salary of the lowest 10% paid earners) and the number of employment of natural sciences managers in those cities are also shown in the table. As shown in the table, with a annual salary of $202,880, Battle Creek, Michigan is the highest paying city for natural sciences managers. It is followed by Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut (average annual salary $190,150). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2018 [1]. For more salary information of natural sciences managers in a specific city, use the links in the table.

Table 1. 100 Highest Paying Cities/Areas for Natural Sciences Managers

Rank City/Area Average Salary i # of
Empl. i
1 Battle Creek, Michigan
$202,880
40
2 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$190,150
240
3 Wilmington, New Jersey
$187,630
290
4 Framingham, Massachusetts
$182,840
270
5 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$179,280
2,180
6 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$169,150
1,300
7 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$161,900
1,130
8 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$161,900
470
9 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, Missouri
$161,090
40
10 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$161,040
2,710
11 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$159,090
5,190
12 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$158,710
3,280
13 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$156,530
2,430
14 Wilmington, North Carolina
$156,330
200
15 Boulder, Colorado
$155,080
260
16 Anaheim-Santa Ana-Irvine, USA
$154,920
360
17 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$154,160
1,040
18 New Haven, Connecticut
$153,970
310
19 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$152,380
640
20 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$150,480
2,800
21 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$150,190
150
22 Montgomery County-Bucks County-Chester County, USA
$149,370
1,740
23 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$149,250
730
24 New York-Jersey City-White Plains, USA
$148,720
2,700
25 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$144,990
1,630
26 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$143,990
1,390
27 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, South Carolina
$143,130
60
28 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$142,590
950
29 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
$142,330
70
30 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$142,300
210
31 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$140,790
60
32 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$138,790
150
33 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$138,790
150
34 St Joseph, Missouri
$138,770
30
35 Birmingham-Hoover, Alabama
$138,740
30
36 Northeastern North Carolina nonmetropolitan area, North Carolina
$138,530
40
37 Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, USA
$138,060
1,920
38 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$136,950
1,030
39 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$136,450
130
40 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$136,160
80
41 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$136,100
1,060
42 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$136,080
290
43 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$135,740
600
44 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$135,380
350
45 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$134,430
4,420
46 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$134,420
2,500
47 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$132,300
120
48 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$132,250
1,460
49 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$131,760
170
50 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$131,560
640
51 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, Virginia
$130,360
40
52 Akron, Ohio
$129,780
60
53 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$128,940
520
54 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$128,930
110
55 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$128,710
70
56 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$128,260
200
57 San Rafael, USA
$127,620
200
58 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$127,510
1,330
59 Port St Lucie, Florida
$126,340
50
60 Camden, New Jersey
$123,430
130
61 Richmond, Virginia
$123,150
160
62 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$122,880
90
63 Peabody, Massachusetts
$122,790
120
64 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$122,780
160
65 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$122,610
220
66 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$122,480
430
67 Salinas, California
$122,460
30
68 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$122,450
70
69 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$122,240
270
70 Pine Bluff, Arkansas
$122,130
30
71 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$121,840
140
72 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$121,680
60
73 Western New Hampshire nonmetropolitan area, New Hampshire
$120,380
30
74 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$120,060
560
75 Fresno, California
$119,890
40
76 College Station-Bryan, Texas
$119,270
50
77 Corvallis, Oregon
$119,010
80
78 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$118,520
670
79 Manchester, New Hampshire
$118,500
n/a
80 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$117,980
1,080
81 Columbus, Ohio
$117,450
160
82 Gainesville, Florida
$117,380
60
83 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$117,290
1,140
84 Santa Maria-Santa Barbara, USA
$116,260
40
85 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, Iowa
$116,070
n/a
86 Tacoma, Washington
$115,970
60
87 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$115,790
40
88 Colorado Springs, Colorado
$115,630
40
89 St Louis, Missouri
$115,530
400
90 Ogden-Clearfield, Utah
$115,460
150
91 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$115,270
n/a
92 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$115,200
710
93 Athens-Clarke County, Georgia
$114,040
80
94 Ithaca, New York
$113,590
30
95 Ames, Iowa
$113,110
40
96 Toledo, Ohio
$112,830
50
97 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, California
$112,810
110
98 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$112,440
160
99 Dayton, Ohio
$111,770
70
100 Columbia, Missouri
$111,560
60
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