Natural Sciences Manager Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

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

Average Annual Salary of Natural Sciences Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$57,270
25th Percentile Wage
$92,010
50th Percentile Wage
$130,290
75th Percentile Wage
$174,190
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for natural sciences managers in the industry sector of manufacturing. 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 $174,190. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $130,290. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid natural sciences managers is $57,270.

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 manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$130,290
4.77% 9.23%
2016
$124,070
-2.36% -
2015
$127,000
3.01% -
2014
$123,180
1.38% -
2013
$121,480
2.65% -
2012
$118,260
- -

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

The average salaries of natural sciences managers in 26 industries in the manufacturing 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 dairy product manufacturing industry with an annual salary $156,740. The lowest paying industry is the pesticide, fertilizer, and other agricultural chemical manufacturing industry (annual salary $91,190). For detailed natural sciences manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Dairy Product Manufacturing
$156,740
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$156,390
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$155,220
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$151,120
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$147,280
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$138,700
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$138,700
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$134,210
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$133,860
Machinery Manufacturing
$131,100
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$128,700
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$128,070
Chemical Manufacturing
$127,890
Chemical Manufacturing
$126,580
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$126,460
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$126,460
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$125,820
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$125,490
Chemical Manufacturing
$124,550
Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing
$123,220
Food Manufacturing
$120,110
Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing
$119,810
Other Food Manufacturing
$117,970
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$111,930
Other Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$99,230
Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing
$91,190

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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