Social Scientist and Related Worker Salary Information in Arizona

The average annual and hourly salaries for social scientists and related workers in the state of Arizona are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of social scientists and related workers amongst Arizona areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Social Scientists and Related Workers in Arizona

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,060
25th Percentile Wage
$66,580
50th Percentile Wage
$82,210
75th Percentile Wage
$94,890
90th Percentile Wage
$106,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for social scientists and related workers in Arizona in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $106,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $82,210. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $58,060.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of social scientists and related workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$82,210
2.69% 10.73%
2016
$80,000
2.67% -
2015
$77,860
1.80% -
2014
$76,460
2.75% -
2013
$74,360
1.30% -
2012
$73,390
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Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Social Scientists and Related Workers in Arizona Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of social scientists and related workers in some Arizona cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of social scientists and related workers in state of Arizona ranges from $72,240 to $85,700. The highest paying area for social scientists and related workers in Arizona is Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $85,700. The second highest paying city/area in Arizona State is Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale (mean annual salary $79,330). The lowest paying area is North Arizona nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $72,240.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Southeast Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$85,700
Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale
$79,330
Tucson
$74,960
North Arizona nonmetropolitan area
$72,240




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