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Natural Sciences Manager Salary Information in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois

The annual and hourly salary statistics of natural sciences managers in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of natural sciences managers in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Natural Sciences Managers in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$66,100
25th Percentile Wage
$81,580
50th Percentile Wage
$107,360
75th Percentile Wage
$125,720
90th Percentile Wage
$147,380

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for natural sciences managers in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $147,380. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $107,360. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $66,100.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31.78
25th Percentile Wage
$39.22
50th Percentile Wage
$51.61
75th Percentile Wage
$60.44
90th Percentile Wage
$70.86

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for natural sciences managers in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division), Illinois. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $70.86. The median hourly salary is $51.61. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $31.78.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of natural sciences managers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016107,3601.19%-9.89%
2015106,080-4.60%-
2014110,960-5.07%-
2013116,590-1.19%-
2012117,980--

Table 3. Compare Natural Sciences Manager Salary in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) with Other Illinois Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $107,360, Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) is the second highest paying city for natural sciences managers in state of Illinois, following the highest paying city Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area) (median annual salary of $119,010). Compared with Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area), the median annual salary of natural sciences managers in Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division) is 9.8 percent (9.8%) lower.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL-IN-WI Area)
$119,010
Chicago-Joliet-Naperville (IL Metropolitan Division)
$107,360

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