National Salary Info » Highest Paying Cities for Natural Sciences Managers

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 $191,170, Newark-Union, Pennsylvania is the highest paying city for natural sciences managers. It is followed by Wilmington, New Jersey (average annual salary $187,630). The salary and employment information is computed from data published by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in April 2017 [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 Newark-Union, Pennsylvania
$191,170
2,180
2 Wilmington, New Jersey
$187,630
380
3 San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California
$174,780
1,420
4 Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey
$169,150
1,300
5 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, New York
$169,000
5,190
6 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, Connecticut
$165,710
270
7 Framingham, Massachusetts
$164,380
230
8 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$162,800
2,620
9 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California
$162,060
640
10 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, California
$160,300
2,800
11 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, Massachusetts
$158,390
3,100
12 Oakland-Fremont-Hayward, California
$155,060
1,040
13 Lake County-Kenosha County, Wisconsin
$154,850
440
14 Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine, California
$152,380
640
15 Nassau-Suffolk, New York
$151,090
230
16 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, California
$150,970
940
17 Wilmington, North Carolina
$150,930
160
18 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, Pennsylvania
$150,480
2,330
19 Durham-Chapel Hill, North Carolina
$146,150
1,160
20 Boulder, Colorado
$145,070
370
21 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, California
$144,990
1,630
22 Trenton-Ewing, New Jersey
$143,610
590
23 Vallejo-Fairfield, California
$139,350
130
24 Worcester, Massachusetts
$138,610
120
25 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, California
$136,160
80
26 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, New York
$135,820
210
27 New Haven, Connecticut
$135,060
310
28 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, Washington
$134,500
210
29 Lowell-Billerica-Chelmsford, New Hampshire
$134,380
90
30 Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, Washington
$133,630
1,110
31 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, Ohio
$133,430
230
32 Cincinnati-Middletown, Ohio
$132,280
380
33 New York-White Plains-Wayne, New York
$132,250
1,460
34 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, Washington
$132,220
1,170
35 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, District of Columbia
$130,680
4,080
36 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, West Virginia
$130,680
2,390
37 Bethesda-Rockville-Frederick, Maryland
$127,510
1,330
38 Barnstable Town, Massachusetts
$126,840
30
39 Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina
$126,720
600
40 Port St Lucie, Florida
$126,340
50
41 Akron, Ohio
$125,300
70
42 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, Colorado
$125,080
600
43 Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, California
$124,830
560
44 Des Moines-West Des Moines, Iowa
$124,700
140
45 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut
$124,020
230
46 Greensboro-High Point, North Carolina
$123,060
110
47 Corvallis, Oregon
$122,870
80
48 Salinas, California
$122,460
30
49 Camden, New Jersey
$122,460
100
50 Pine Bluff, Arkansas
$122,130
30
51 Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$122,060
90
52 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine
$122,040
70
53 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania
$121,070
140
54 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, Texas
$120,670
290
55 Dallas-Plano-Irving, Texas
$120,450
190
56 Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada
$120,320
80
57 Providence-Fall River-Warwick, Rhode Island
$120,090
100
58 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, Texas
$120,030
670
59 Baltimore-Towson, Maryland
$119,800
550
60 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), Illinois
$119,010
1,140
61 Fort Collins-Loveland, Colorado
$118,010
250
62 Gainesville, Florida
$117,380
60
63 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
$117,350
350
64 Columbus, Ohio
$117,160
170
65 Tacoma, Washington
$115,970
60
66 Bremerton-Silverdale, Washington
$115,790
40
67 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, California
$115,580
80
68 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, California
$115,270
n/a
69 Ithaca, New York
$113,590
30
70 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, Texas
$113,250
130
71 Ames, Iowa
$113,110
40
72 Columbia, Missouri
$113,100
50
73 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, Washington
$112,890
690
74 Knoxville, Tennessee
$112,820
100
75 Fresno, California
$112,730
50
76 Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington, Wisconsin
$112,040
1,020
77 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, California
$111,190
40
78 Springfield, Massachusetts
$111,170
100
79 Richmond, Virginia
$111,090
150
80 Ann Arbor, Michigan
$111,010
160
81 Railbelt-Southwest Alaska nonmetropolitan area, Alaska
$110,910
40
82 Huntsville, Alabama
$110,200
50
83 Kansas City, Missouri
$109,910
240
84 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, Tennessee
$109,780
90
85 Toledo, Ohio
$109,240
40
86 Southeast Minnesota nonmetropolitan area, Minnesota
$108,690
40
87 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, South Carolina
$108,630
130
88 Louisville-Jefferson County, Kentucky
$107,660
70
89 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois
$107,360
890
90 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach, Florida
$107,270
50
91 Tucson, Arizona
$107,100
160
92 San Antonio-New Braunfels, Texas
$106,960
100
93 Northeast Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$106,950
30
94 Northwest Mississippi nonmetropolitan area, Mississippi
$106,360
30
95 St Louis, Missouri
$105,580
490
96 Syracuse, New York
$105,270
70
97 Eastern Tennessee nonmetropolitan area, Tennessee
$104,780
n/a
98 Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall, Florida
$104,300
140
99 Dayton, Ohio
$104,170
60
100 Lincoln, Nebraska
$104,160
60
See also: Highest paying industries for natural sciences managers.