Social Science Research Assistant Salary Information in Colorado

The average annual and hourly salaries for social science research assistants in the state of Colorado are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of social science research assistants amongst Colorado metropolitan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Social Science Research Assistants in Colorado

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$22,640
25th Percentile Wage
$31,700
50th Percentile Wage
$42,070
75th Percentile Wage
$52,910
90th Percentile Wage
$64,170

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for social science research assistants in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $64,170. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $42,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $22,640.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$10.88
25th Percentile Wage
$15.24
50th Percentile Wage
$20.22
75th Percentile Wage
$25.44
90th Percentile Wage
$30.85

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for social science research assistants in Colorado in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $30.85. The median hourly salary is $20.22. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $10.88.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of social science research assistants from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201642,0701.76%0.81%
201541,3302.25%-
201440,400-7.52%-
201343,4403.94%-
201241,730--



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