Life, Physical, and Social Science Technician Salary in Sector of Construction

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.

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

Percentile BracketAverage 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.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$45,960
-7.81% 18.23%
2016
$49,550
4.26% -
2015
$47,440
6.20% -
2014
$44,500
1.91% -
2013
$43,650
13.91% -
2012
$37,580
- -

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

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
$51,110
Other Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$48,620
Construction of Buildings
$48,580
Nonresidential Building Construction
$48,580
Specialty Trade Contractors
$48,230
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$44,900
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$42,270
Other Building Equipment Contractors
$41,770
Utility System Construction
$40,930
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$40,920

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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