Miscellaneous Life, Physical, and Social Science Technician Salary in Sector of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting

The salary statistics of miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians in the industry sector of agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technician salaries in different industries within the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector.

Average Annual Salary of Miscellaneous Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,370
25th Percentile Wage
$42,090
50th Percentile Wage
$52,230
75th Percentile Wage
$59,640
90th Percentile Wage
$66,850

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians in the industry sector of agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians is $66,850. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians is $32,370.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians in the industry sector of agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$52,230
24.16% 30.46%
2016
$39,610
-6.11% -
2015
$42,030
10.04% -
2014
$37,810
0.42% -
2013
$37,650
3.53% -
2012
$36,320
- -

Compare Miscellaneous Life, Physical, and Social Science Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting Sector

The average salaries of miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians in five industries in the agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technician occupations is the support activities for agriculture and forestry industry with an annual salary $50,280. The lowest paying industry is the support activities for animal production industry (annual salary $38,410). For detailed miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Support Activities for Agriculture and Forestry
$50,280
Support Activities for Crop Production
$48,870
Forestry and Logging
$43,250
Logging
$43,250
Support Activities for Animal Production
$38,410

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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