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 among Washington 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$88,040
25th Percentile Wage
$102,320
50th Percentile Wage
$124,350
75th Percentile Wage
$169,280
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 $124,350. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $88,040.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42.33
25th Percentile Wage
$49.19
50th Percentile Wage
$59.78
75th Percentile Wage
$81.38
90th Percentile Wage
$99.24

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for natural sciences managers in Washington in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $99.24. The median hourly salary is $59.78. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $42.33.

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
2016124,3500.30%12.28%
2015123,980-3.45%-
2014128,2607.02%-
2013119,2608.54%-
2012109,080--

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 $85,220 to $134,500. The highest paying area for natural sciences managers in Washington is Kennewick-Pasco-Richland with a median annual salary of $134,500. The second highest paying city/area in Washington State is Seattle-Bellevue-Everett (mean annual salary $133,630). The lowest paying area is Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $85,220.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Kennewick-Pasco-Richland
$134,500
Seattle-Bellevue-Everett
$133,630
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue
$132,220
Tacoma
$115,970
Bremerton-Silverdale
$115,790
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro
$112,890
Olympia
$102,900
Spokane
$98,510
Southwestern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$95,060
Mount Vernon-Anacortes
$90,270
Eastern Washington nonmetropolitan area
$85,220


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