Social Scientist and Related Worker Salary Information in Georgia

The average annual and hourly salaries for social scientists and related workers in the state of Georgia are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of social scientists and related workers amongst Georgia 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 Georgia

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$45,270
25th Percentile Wage
$60,200
50th Percentile Wage
$75,700
75th Percentile Wage
$91,530
90th Percentile Wage
$105,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for social scientists and related workers in Georgia in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $105,020. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $75,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $45,270.

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
$75,700
14.48% -3.03%
2016
$64,740
2.80% -
2015
$62,930
-0.64% -
2014
$63,330
-21.10% -
2013
$76,690
-1.70% -
2012
$77,990
- -

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of social scientists and related workers in some Georgia cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of social scientists and related workers in state of Georgia ranges from $70,260 to $73,690. The highest paying area for social scientists and related workers in Georgia is Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta with a median annual salary of $73,690. The second highest paying city/area in Georgia State is South Georgia nonmetropolitan area (mean annual salary $72,230). The lowest paying area is Columbus with a median annual salary of $70,260.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta
$73,690
South Georgia nonmetropolitan area
$72,230
Columbus
$70,260




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