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

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$24,200
25th Percentile Wage
$37,110
50th Percentile Wage
$56,930
75th Percentile Wage
$75,070
90th Percentile Wage
$101,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for life, physical, and social science technicians in the industry sector of information. 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 $101,090. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $56,930. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid life, physical, and social science technicians is $24,200.

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 information from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth3-Year Growth
2017
$56,930
-0.16% -2.86%
2016
$57,020
-8.00% -
2015
$61,580
4.90% -
2014
$58,560
- -

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

The average salaries of life, physical, and social science technicians in eight industries in the information 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 software publishers industry with an annual salary $74,120. The lowest paying industry is the other information services industry (annual salary $39,540). For detailed life, physical, and social science technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Software Publishers
$74,120
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$61,130
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$59,110
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$59,110
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$56,590
Newspaper Publishers
$41,830
Other Information Services
$39,540
Other Information Services
$39,540

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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