Miscellaneous Life, Physical, and Social Science Technician Salary in Sector of Utilities

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,570
25th Percentile Wage
$48,220
50th Percentile Wage
$69,790
75th Percentile Wage
$90,760
90th Percentile Wage
$101,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians in the industry sector of utilities. 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 $101,500. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $69,790. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians is $35,570.

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 utilities from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$69,790
-0.53% 7.21%
2016
$70,160
2.68% -
2015
$68,280
0.70% -
2014
$67,800
-1.45% -
2013
$68,780
5.84% -
2012
$64,760
- -

Compare Miscellaneous Life, Physical, and Social Science Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Utilities Sector

The average salaries of miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians in six industries in the utilities 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 nuclear electric power generation industry with an annual salary $88,300. The lowest paying industry is the water, sewage and other systems industry (annual salary $44,100). 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
Nuclear Electric Power Generation
$88,300
Electric Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution
$81,280
Fossil Fuel Electric Power Generation
$79,030
Utilities
$69,790
Natural Gas Distribution
$68,850
Water, Sewage and Other Systems
$44,100

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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