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Natural Sciences Manager Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of natural sciences managers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare natural sciences manager salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

Average Annual Salary of Natural Sciences Managers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,710
25th Percentile Wage
$88,670
50th Percentile Wage
$107,440
75th Percentile Wage
$128,450
90th Percentile Wage
$153,730

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for natural sciences managers in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) natural sciences managers is $153,730. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $107,440. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid natural sciences managers is $65,710.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$107,440
1.21% 6.28%
2016
$106,140
1.80% -
2015
$104,230
1.91% -
2014
$102,240
1.30% -
2013
$100,910
0.22% -
2012
$100,690
- -

Compare Natural Sciences Manager Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of natural sciences managers in eight industries in the federal, state, and local government 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 federal executive branch (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $114,930. The lowest paying industry is the state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $78,360). For detailed natural sciences manager salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$114,930
Federal government, including USPS
$114,930
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$107,440
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$105,840
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$104,500
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$101,350
State government, including schools and hospitals
$79,620
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$78,360

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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