You’ll oversee the technical work done by your employer, which might be an architectural firm, a statistical service or a scientific department. You’ll plan and direct the firm or department’s activities, assign and review technical work and recruit staff.
If you’re working in architecture or landscape architecture, you’ll need a related degree along with licensing. Scientific managers will need a Master’s or doctoral degree in science. Finally, you’ll need several years of related experience.
The median salary for a scientific research manager is $102,000.
Five years from now, the government predicts there will be slightly more jobs than people looking for work.
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