Three occupations in management, scientific, and technical consulting services
May 02, 2011
Management analysts working in the management, scientific, and technical consulting services industry earned a median annual wage of $82,100 in May 2009. Market research analysts who work in the industry earned $56,850, and environmental scientists and specialists, including health, earned $61,880.
In May 2009, there were about 552,770 management analysts employed overall, with more than a quarter of them working in management, scientific, and technical consulting services.
The total number of market research analysts employed in May 2009 was 226,410, and about 24,870 (11 percent) of them worked in the management, scientific, and technical consulting industry.
About 83,530 environmental scientists and specialists were employed across all industries in May 2009, including 17,250 (21 percent) who worked in management, scientific, and technical consulting services.
Total employment in the management, scientific, and technical consulting services industry is expected to grow by 83 percent (more than 800,000 jobs) over the 2008–18 decade, which is both the fastest projected rate of growth and the largest expected job gain of all detailed industries.
These data are from the Occupational Employment Statistics program and the Employment Projections program. To learn more, see "Consulting careers: A profile of three occupations" in the spring 2011 edition of the Occupational Outlook Quarterly.
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Three occupations in management, scientific, and technical consulting services on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2011/ted_20110502.htm (visited August 11, 2020).
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