Social Scientist and Related Worker Salary in Sector of Manufacturing

The salary statistics of social scientists and related workers in the industry sector of manufacturing are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare social scientist and related worker salaries in different industries within the manufacturing sector.

Average Annual Salary of Social Scientists and Related Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$52,950
25th Percentile Wage
$69,880
50th Percentile Wage
$100,940
75th Percentile Wage
$131,410
90th Percentile Wage
$192,880

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for social scientists and related workers in the industry sector of manufacturing. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) social scientists and related workers is $192,880. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $100,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid social scientists and related workers is $52,950.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of social scientists and related workers in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$100,940
3.08% 10.87%
2016
$97,830
1.03% -
2015
$96,820
2.63% -
2014
$94,270
1.15% -
2013
$93,190
3.46% -
2012
$89,970
- -

Compare Social Scientist and Related Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Manufacturing Sector

The average salaries of social scientists and related workers in seven industries in the manufacturing sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for social scientist and related worker occupations is the petroleum and coal products manufacturing industry with an annual salary $120,950. The lowest paying industry is the transportation equipment manufacturing industry (annual salary $74,570). For detailed social scientist and related worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$120,950
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$120,950
Chemical Manufacturing
$103,140
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$100,930
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$92,760
Machinery Manufacturing
$81,150
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$74,570

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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