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.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage|| |
|25th Percentile Wage|| |
|50th Percentile Wage|| |
|75th Percentile Wage|| |
|90th Percentile Wage|| |
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 $166,120. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $124,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid natural sciences managers is $56,260.
The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of natural sciences managers in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
The average salaries of natural sciences managers in 17 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 semiconductor and other electronic component manufacturing industry with an annual salary $160,970. 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|
|Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing|| |
|Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing|| |
|Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing|| |
|Other Food Manufacturing|| |
|Transportation Equipment Manufacturing|| |
|Machinery Manufacturing|| |
|Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing|| |
|Miscellaneous Manufacturing|| |
|Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing|| |
|Food Manufacturing|| |
|Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing|| |
|Basic Chemical Manufacturing|| |
|Soap, Cleaning Compound, and Toilet Preparation Manufacturing|| |
|Chemical Manufacturing|| |
|Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing|| |
|Paint, Coating, and Adhesive Manufacturing|| |
|Pesticide, Fertilizer, and Other Agricultural Chemical Manufacturing|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 .