National Academy of Sciences
National Academy of Sciences

National Academy of Sciences

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The National Academy of Sciences is a United States nonprofit, non-governmental organization. NAS is part of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, along with the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Medicine.

As a national academy, new members of the organization are elected annually by current members, based on their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Election to the National Academy is one of the highest honors in the scientific field. Members of the National Academy of Sciences serve pro bono as "advisers to the nation" on science, engineering, and medicine. The group holds a congressional charter under Title 36 of the United States Code.

Founded in 1863 as a result of an Act of Congress that was approved by Abraham Lincoln, the NAS is charged with "providing independent, objective advice to the nation on matters related to science and technology. … to provide scientific advice to the government 'whenever called upon' by any government department."

The Academy receives no compensation from the government for its services.

Highest paying job titles at National Academy of Sciences include Research Project Manager, Transportation Engineering Project Manager, and Project Manager, Life Sciences

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Total value of jobs:
$3,760,000
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Total Jobs:
17
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Average Pay:
$139,259
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% Masters:
49%
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National Academy of Sciences Compensation

Research Project Manager

$90K

$125K

Average Compensation:$113,333

Transportation Engineering Project Manager

$125K

$125K

Average Compensation:$125,000

Project Manager, Life Sciences

$90K

$125K

Average Compensation:$107,500

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