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NATURAL SCIENCES MANAGERS
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Occupation Description:
 
  Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics, statistics, and research and development in these fields. Excludes “Computer and Information Systems Managers” (11-3021) and “Architecture and Engineering Managers” (11-9041).
 
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  Specialized Occupations:
 
 
  * Clinical Research Coordinators (ONET code: 11-9121.01)
 
  * Water Resource Specialists (ONET code: 11-9121.02)
 
Typical Tasks:
 
 
  • Confer with scientists, engineers, regulators, or others to plan or review projects or to provide technical assistance.
  • Develop client relationships and communicate with clients to explain proposals, present research findings, establish specifications, or discuss project status.
  • Plan or direct research, development, or production activities.
  • Review project activities and prepare and review research, testing, or operational reports.
  • Determine scientific or technical goals within broad outlines provided by top management and make detailed plans to accomplish these goals.
  • Develop or implement policies, standards, or procedures for the architectural, scientific, or technical work performed to ensure regulatory compliance or operations enhancement.
  • Hire, supervise, or evaluate engineers, technicians, researchers, or other staff.
 
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Education & Training:
 
  Work experience, plus a bachelor's or higher degree
 
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Wage Information:
 
 
Region Average Annual Average Hourly Entry Level (hourly) Mid-Range  (hourly)
Statewide $172,193.00 $82.79 $49.05 $58.22 - *****
Bridgeport/Stamford $182,038.00 $87.52 $53.56 $62.88 - *****
Danbury $140,969.00 $67.77 $44.39 $46.41 - $85.80
Hartford $157,652.00 $75.79 $45.87 $51.01 - $83.42
New Haven $183,757.00 $88.35 $51.91 $62.88 - *****
New London/Norwich $123,936.00 $59.58 $36.95 $38.51 - $63.31
      
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Occupation Outlook:
 
 
Region Employment Average Annual Growth Rate Average Annual Job Openings
2020 2030
State of Connecticut 590 700 0.1% 57
 
 
Chart of Growth Rate and Annual Openings   Employment in this occupation is expected to grow faster than average, but the number of annual openings will offer somewhat limited job opportunities.
Key:
  N/A = Not Applicable, ***** = Over $60.00 per hour, ##### = Over $124,821
 
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