Natural Sciences Manager Salary Information in Washington

The average annual and hourly salaries for natural sciences managers in the state of Washington are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of natural sciences managers amongst Washington metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Natural Sciences Managers in Washington

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$91,120
25th Percentile Wage
$105,870
50th Percentile Wage
$130,930
75th Percentile Wage
$161,520
90th Percentile Wage
$206,430

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for natural sciences managers in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $206,430. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $130,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $91,120.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$130,930
5.03% 16.69%
2016
$124,350
0.30% -
2015
$123,980
-3.45% -
2014
$128,260
7.02% -
2013
$119,260
8.54% -
2012
$109,080
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Natural Sciences Managers in Washington Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of natural sciences managers in some Washington cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of natural sciences managers in state of Washington ranges from $75,890 to $142,300. The highest paying area for natural sciences managers in Washington is Kennewick-Pasco-Richland with a median annual salary of $142,300. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett (mean annual salary $136,950). The lowest paying area is Central Washington nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $75,890.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$142,300
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$136,950
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$136,100
Tacoma
$115,970
Bremerton-Silverdale
$115,790
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$115,200
Olympia
$108,110
Spokane
$98,700
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$95,060
Bellingham
$92,250
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$90,270
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$85,220
Central Washington nonmetropolitan area
$75,890




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