Occupational Employment Statistics


11-9121 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. Excludes “Architecture and Engineering Managers" (11-9041) and "Computer and Information Systems Managers" (11-3021).

Geography Click link for Career Profile EmploymentEmp SE*Percentiles
Southeast Minnesota 407$54.28/hr$35.11/hr$39.66/hr$52.22/hr$69.03/hr$78.17/hr

IndustryOES Employment (Statewide)OES Median Wage (Statewide)
Natural Resources and MiningN/AN/A
Trade, Transportation and Utilities40$74.41/hr
Financial ActivitiesN/AN/A
Professional and Business Services480$67.33/hr
Education and Health Services210$53.40/hr
Other ServicesN/AN/A
Public Administration270$54.11/hr
Geography Click link for details EmploymentMedian WageProjections
% Change 2016-2026
Grand Forks ND-MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
La Crosse WI-MN MSA N/A$45.16/hrN/A
Mankato-North Mankato MN MSA N/AN/AN/A
Rochester MN MSA 20$44.06/hrN/A
Northeast Balance of State 20$50.80/hrN/A
Southeast Balance of State 20$52.22/hrN/A
Fargo ND-MN MSA 30$53.73/hrN/A
Southeast Minnesota 40$52.22/hr7.4%
Duluth MN-WI MSA 40$60.82/hrN/A
Northwest Balance of State 40$49.40/hrN/A
Southwest Balance of State 40$31.52/hrN/A
Northwest Minnesota 50$49.43/hr3.8%
Southwest Minnesota 50$42.38/hr-3.8%
Central Minnesota 60$45.20/hr18.2%
Northeast Minnesota 60$56.70/hr4.7%
Seven County Mpls-St Paul, MN 1,160$61.62/hr11.6%
Minneapolis-St Paul-Bloomington MN-WI MSA 1,190$61.07/hrN/A
Minnesota 1,390$59.58/hr10.9%

  • Maintain required records of study activity including case report forms, drug dispensation records, or regulatory forms.
  • Plan or direct research, development, or production activities.
  • Track enrollment status of subjects and document dropout information such as dropout causes and subject contact efforts.
  • Monitor study activities to ensure compliance with protocols and with all relevant local, federal, and state regulatory and institutional polices.
  • Track enrollment status of subjects and document dropout information such as dropout causes and subject contact efforts.
  • Assess eligibility of potential subjects through methods such as screening interviews, reviews of medical records, or discussions with physicians and nurses.
  • Compile water resource data, using geographic information systems (GIS) or global position systems (GPS) software.
  • Develop client relationships and communicate with clients to explain proposals, present research findings, establish specifications, or discuss project status.
  • Confer with scientists, engineers, regulators, or others to plan or review projects or to provide technical assistance.
  • Review project activities and prepare and review research, testing, or operational reports.