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

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,990
25th Percentile Wage
$34,910
50th Percentile Wage
$43,150
75th Percentile Wage
$57,810
90th Percentile Wage
$75,650

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for miscellaneous 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) miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians is $75,650. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $43,150. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians is $29,990.

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 construction from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$43,150
0.76% 17.33%
2016
$42,820
-16.04% -
2015
$49,690
-2.09% -
2014
$50,730
3.57% -
2013
$48,920
27.09% -
2012
$35,670
- -

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

The average salaries of miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians in seven 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 miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technician occupations is the building equipment contractors industry with an annual salary $47,970. The lowest paying industry is the construction of buildings industry (annual salary $41,650). 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
Building Equipment Contractors
$47,970
Specialty Trade Contractors
$46,720
Highway, Street, and Bridge Construction
$45,350
Heavy and Civil Engineering Construction
$44,140
Other Specialty Trade Contractors
$42,900
Nonresidential Building Construction
$41,650
Construction of Buildings
$41,650

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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