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Natural Sciences Managers in Illinois

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4.4% Jobs Projection
$113,180 Median Salary
150 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Natural Sciences Managers in Illinois are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Natural Sciences Managers in Illinois is growing slower than average.

  • Natural Sciences Managers in Illinois earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Natural Sciences Managers Work in Illinois?

There were approximately 1,950 workers employed as Natural Sciences Managers in this state in 2018.

There were 1,810 Natural Sciences Managers employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 140 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 500 Natural Sciences Managers working in it, which means Illinois has more Natural Sciences Managers than average.


Job Projections for Illinois

Jobs for Natural Sciences Managers in this state are growing at a rate of 4.4% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.9%.


Illinois Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 150 annual job openings, and 1,900 total jobs in 2026 for Natural Sciences Managers in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 5,200 annual jobs and 62,300 total jobs in 2026.

What do Natural Sciences Managers Make in Illinois?

In 2018 wages for Natural Sciences Managers ranged from $61,620 to $180,080 with $113,180 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $29.62 to $86.58. The median hourly rate was $54.41.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $54.81 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.40.

The median salary in Illinois is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Illinois 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 1,680 $117,130
St. Louis, MO-IL 350 $106,980
Champaign-Urbana, IL 40 $96,300

Top States for Natural Sciences Managers Employment

The table below shows the states where most Natural Sciences Managers work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 7,870 $150,350
Pennsylvania 4,480 $130,970
Massachusetts 4,040 $164,590
Maryland 3,370 $137,500
North Carolina 2,960 $140,600
Texas 2,620 $117,130
Illinois 1,950 $113,180
Washington 1,810 $141,360
Indiana 1,720 $54,350
Michigan 1,570 $99,440
Minnesota 1,490 $117,190
New York 1,360 $124,560
Virginia 1,270 $126,060
Oregon 1,250 $104,160
Colorado 1,230 $127,080
District of Columbia 1,200 $133,700
Utah 1,200 $86,880
Arizona 1,060 $93,240
Ohio 1,000 $120,720
Missouri 670 $104,550

Below are the states where Natural Sciences Managers get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
New Jersey $166,190
Massachusetts $164,590
Connecticut $156,340
California $150,350
Washington $141,360
North Carolina $140,600
Maryland $137,500
District of Columbia $133,700
Pennsylvania $130,970
Colorado $127,080


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