Natural Sciences Manager Salary in Sector of Mining

The salary statistics of natural sciences managers in the industry sector of mining are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare natural sciences manager salaries in different industries within the mining sector.

Average Annual Salary of Natural Sciences Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$81,080
25th Percentile Wage
$97,500
50th Percentile Wage
$123,040
75th Percentile Wage
$201,150
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for natural sciences managers in the industry sector of mining. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 75th percentile (the top 25 percent of the highest paid) natural sciences managers is $201,150. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $123,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid natural sciences managers is $81,080.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of natural sciences managers in the industry sector of mining from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$123,040
1.80% -32.57%
2016
$120,820
-32.49% -
2015
$160,070
-7.86% -
2014
$172,650
5.52% -
2012
$163,120
- -

Compare Natural Sciences Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Mining Sector

The average salaries of natural sciences managers in four industries in the mining sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for natural sciences manager occupations is the oil and gas extraction industry with an annual salary $155,280. The lowest paying industry is the support activities for mining industry (annual salary $105,710). For detailed natural sciences manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Oil and Gas Extraction
$155,280
Oil and Gas Extraction
$155,280
Support Activities for Mining
$105,710
Support Activities for Mining
$105,710

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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