The salary statistics of life, physical, and social science technicians in the industry sector of construction are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare life, physical, and social science technician salaries in different industries within the construction sector.
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$29,940|
|25th Percentile Wage||$35,440|
|50th Percentile Wage||$45,960|
|75th Percentile Wage||$65,950|
|90th Percentile Wage||$78,300|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for life, physical, and social science technicians in the industry sector of construction. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) life, physical, and social science technicians is $78,300. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,960. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid life, physical, and social science technicians is $29,940.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of life, physical, and social science technicians in the industry sector of construction from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of life, physical, and social science technicians in ten industries in the construction sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for life, physical, and social science technician occupations is the building equipment contractors industry with an annual salary $51,110. The lowest paying industry is the highway, street, and bridge construction industry (annual salary $40,920). For detailed life, physical, and social science technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.
|Industry Name||Median Annual Salary|
|Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Construction of Buildings|| |
|Nonresidential Building Construction|| |
|Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Other Specialty Trade Contractors|| |
|Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction|| |
|Other Building Equipment Contractors|| |
|Utility System Construction|| |
|Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction|| |
Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 .