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

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,010
25th Percentile Wage
$37,670
50th Percentile Wage
$48,070
75th Percentile Wage
$63,020
90th Percentile Wage
$80,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians 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) miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians is $80,090. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $48,070. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians is $31,010.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians in the industry sector of manufacturing from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201648,0703.91%6.59%
201546,1901.43%-
201445,5302.17%-
201344,540-0.81%-
201244,900--

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

The average salaries of miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians in 38 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 miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technician occupations is the aerospace product and parts manufacturing industry with an annual salary $67,010. The lowest paying industry is the wood product manufacturing industry (annual salary $30,190). 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
Aerospace Product and Parts Manufacturing
$67,010
Resin, Synthetic Rubber, and Artificial Synthetic Fibers and Filaments Manufacturing
$65,880
Navigational, Measuring, Electromedical, and Control Instruments Manufacturing
$63,440
Computer and Electronic Product Manufacturing
$54,900
Basic Chemical Manufacturing
$53,860
Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing
$53,660
Chemical Manufacturing
$52,520
Nonferrous Metal (except Aluminum) Production and Processing
$52,250
Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
$52,240
Primary Metal Manufacturing
$49,990
Medical Equipment and Supplies Manufacturing
$49,540
Other Electrical Equipment and Component Manufacturing
$49,140
Foundries
$48,380
Other Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$47,980
Electrical Equipment, Appliance, and Component Manufacturing
$47,510
Miscellaneous Manufacturing
$47,480
Machinery Manufacturing
$46,690
Nonmetallic Mineral Product Manufacturing
$46,640
Other General Purpose Machinery Manufacturing
$46,610
Machine Shops
$46,360
Coating, Engraving, Heat Treating, and Allied Activities
$46,200
Machine Shops; Turned Product; and Screw, Nut, and Bolt Manufacturing
$46,020
Paper Manufacturing
$45,710
Fabricated Metal Product Manufacturing
$45,710
Other Chemical Product and Preparation Manufacturing
$45,070
Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturing
$44,950
Food Manufacturing
$44,720
Converted Paper Product Manufacturing
$44,150
Semiconductor and Other Electronic Component Manufacturing
$43,740
Fruit and Vegetable Preserving and Specialty Food Manufacturing
$41,850
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$41,780
Petroleum and Coal Products Manufacturing
$41,780
Plastics and Rubber Products Manufacturing
$41,530
Forging and Stamping
$40,810
Plastics Product Manufacturing
$40,790
Pulp, Paper, and Paperboard Mills
$39,880
Bakeries and Tortilla Manufacturing
$37,780
Wood Product Manufacturing
$30,190

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].



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