Social Scientist and Related Worker Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for social scientists and related workers in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of social scientists and related workers among Florida 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 Scientists and Related Workers in Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$43,220
25th Percentile Wage
$55,300
50th Percentile Wage
$69,140
75th Percentile Wage
$87,650
90th Percentile Wage
$107,280

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for social scientists and related workers in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $107,280. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,140. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $43,220.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20.78
25th Percentile Wage
$26.59
50th Percentile Wage
$33.24
75th Percentile Wage
$42.14
90th Percentile Wage
$51.58

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for social scientists and related workers in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $51.58. The median hourly salary is $33.24. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $20.78.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of social scientists and related workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201669,1401.19%5.92%
201568,3203.82%-
201465,7101.00%-
201365,0500.00%-
201265,050--

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Social Scientists and Related Workers in Florida Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of social scientists and related workers in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of social scientists and related workers in state of Florida ranges from $57,140 to $97,720. The highest paying area for social scientists and related workers in Florida is South Florida nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $97,720. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall (mean annual salary $76,610). The lowest paying area is Tallahassee with a median annual salary of $57,140.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
South Florida nonmetropolitan area
$97,720
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$76,610
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$76,180
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$73,170
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville
$71,060
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$70,300
Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area
$69,580
Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin
$68,810
Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent
$67,160
Jacksonville
$65,920
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$62,290
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$59,250
Gainesville
$57,430
Tallahassee
$57,140


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