Natural Sciences Managers in California
Considering a career as a Natural Sciences Manager in California?
You’re in luck! Jobs for Natural Sciences Managers in California are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.
Projected employment for Natural Sciences Managers in California is growing faster than average.
Natural Sciences Managers in California earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.
How Many Natural Sciences Managers Work in California?
In 2018, there were 7,870 Natural Sciences Managers working in the state.
There were 7,450 Natural Sciences Managers employed in this state in 2017.
That’s growth of 420 jobs between 2017 and 2018.
The typical state has 500 Natural Sciences Managers working in it, which means California has more Natural Sciences Managers than average.
Job Projections for California
Jobs for Natural Sciences Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 11.3% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.9%.
California Annual Job Openings
The BLS estimates 750 annual job openings, and a total of 8,900 jobs for California Natural Sciences Managers in 2026.
Nationwide, the prediction is 5,200 annual jobs and 62,300 total jobs in 2026.
What do Natural Sciences Managers Make in California?
In 2018 wages for Natural Sciences Managers ranged from $78,310 to $208,000 with $150,350 being the median annual salary.
Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $37.65 to $100. The median hourly rate was $72.28.
Workers in this field were paid a median of $66.44 an hour in 2017.
The hourly rate grew by $5.84.
The median salary in California is higher than the nationwide median salary.
Top California Metros for Natural Sciences Managers
The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Natural Sciences Managers.
|Metro||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA||2,390||$171,660|
|San Diego-Carlsbad, CA||1,290||$149,190|
|San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA||640||$175,690|
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA||180||$146,730|
|Santa Rosa, CA||50||$106,260|
Top States for Natural Sciences Managers Employment
View the list below to see where most Natural Sciences Managers work.
|State||Number Employed||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||1,200||$133,700|
Below are the states where Natural Sciences Managers get paid the most:
|State||Annual Median Salary|
|District of Columbia||$133,700|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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