Natural Sciences Managers


Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields. Exclude 'Engineering Managers' (11-9041) and 'Computer and Information Systems Managers' (11-3021).


2002 - 2003 Wages
by MSA and Workforce Investment Areas

Area Employment**
Total
Hourly Wage Annual
Mean Entry Experienced Mean Entry Experienced
Missouri 720 38.79 23.87 46.25 80,680 49,650 96,190
Columbia MSA 40 42.55 29.93 48.87 88,510 62,240 101,640
St Louis MSA 380 39.49 24.14 47.17 82,150 50,210 98,120
Central Region* 100 37.75 26.43 43.41 78,526 54,982 90,299
South Central Region* 10 27.38 21.13 30.51 56,951 43,951 63,451
St. Louis City* 140 42.85 25.92 51.31 89,120 53,914 106,723
St. Louis County* 220 37.90 23.91 44.89 78,822 49,740 93,363

Long-term Employment Projections

Area Employment ** Change 2000-2010 Annual
Avg Openings
Long-term
Outlook
2000 Estimated 2010 Projected Number Percent
Missouri 870 890 20 2.30 16 Caution
Kansas City MSA 190 200 10 5.26 3 Caution
St Louis MSA 430 420 -10 -2.33 8 Caution
Central Region* 200 190 -10 -5.00 4 Fair
Northeast Region* 20 20 .00 Caution
Northwest Region* 40 40 .00 1 Caution
Ozark Region* 20 30 10 50.00 1 Caution
South Central Region* 20 20 .00 Caution

* - Workforce Investment Areas
** - Why are the employment levels different for the same occupation?



This profession generally requires Work experience, plus bachelor's or higher degree in one of the following
Operations Research
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biochemistry
Biophysics
Molecular Biology
Radiation Biology/Radiobiology
Botany/Plant Biology
Plant Pathology/Phytopathology
Plant Physiology
Botany/Plant Biology, Other
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology
Anatomy
Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other
Microbiology, General (NEW)
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology (NEW)
Virology
Parasitology
Immunology
Zoology/Animal Biology
Entomology
Animal Physiology (NEW)
Zoology/Animal Biology, Other
Animal Genetics (NEW)
Plant Genetics (NEW)
Pathology/Experimental Pathology (NEW)
Pharmacology
Toxicology
Biometry/Biometrics
Biostatistics
Biotechnology
Ecology
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Evolutionary Biology
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Mathematics, General
Algebra and Number Theory (NEW)
Analysis and Functional Analysis (NEW)
Geometry/Geometric Analysis (NEW)
Topology and Foundations (NEW)
Applied Mathematics
Computational Mathematics (NEW)
Applied Mathematics, Other
Statistics, General
Mathematics and Statistics, Other
Biological and Physical Sciences
Mathematics and Computer Science
Biopsychology
Science, Technology and Society
Natural Sciences (NEW)
Nutrition Sciences
Neuroscience
Logic (NEW)
Physical Sciences
Astronomy
Astrophysics
Planetary Astronomy and Science (NEW)
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Atmospheric Chemistry and Climatology (NEW)
Atmospheric Physics and Dynamics (NEW)
Meteorology (NEW)
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, Other (NEW)
Chemistry, General
Analytical Chemistry
Inorganic Chemistry
Organic Chemistry
Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
Polymer Chemistry
Chemical Physics (NEW)
Chemistry, Other
Geology/Earth Science, General
Geochemistry
Geophysics and Seismology
Paleontology
Hydrology and Water Resources Science (NEW)
Geochemistry and Petrology (NEW)
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Physics, General
Atomic/Molecular Physics
Elementary Particle Physics
Plasma and High-Temperature Physics
Nuclear Physics
Optics/Optical Sciences
Solid State and Low-Temperature Physics
Acoustics
Theoretical and Mathematical Physics
Physics, Other
Physical Sciences, Other