Social Scientist and Related Worker Salary in Sector of Transportation and Warehousing

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

Average Annual Salary of Social Scientists and Related Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$47,930
25th Percentile Wage
$69,630
50th Percentile Wage
$95,860
75th Percentile Wage
$122,240
90th Percentile Wage
$134,770

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for social scientists and related workers in the industry sector of transportation and warehousing. 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 $134,770. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $95,860. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid social scientists and related workers is $47,930.

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 transportation and warehousing from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$95,860
2.75% 4.05%
2016
$93,220
2.23% -
2015
$91,140
6.69% -
2014
$85,040
-9.90% -
2013
$93,460
1.58% -
2012
$91,980
- -

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

The average salaries of social scientists and related workers in six industries in the transportation and warehousing 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 postal service (federal government) industry with an annual salary $114,580. The lowest paying industry is the transit and ground passenger transportation industry (annual salary $27,990). For detailed social scientist and related worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Postal Service (federal government)
$114,580
Postal Service (federal government)
$114,580
Rail Transportation
$101,920
Rail Transportation
$101,920
Support Activities for Transportation
$69,770
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation
$27,990

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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