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

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$23,490
25th Percentile Wage
$36,700
50th Percentile Wage
$55,890
75th Percentile Wage
$71,020
90th Percentile Wage
$84,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other 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) other life, physical, and social science technicians is $84,390. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other life, physical, and social science technicians is $23,490.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other life, physical, and social science technicians in the industry sector of information from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,890
-7.28% -0.55%
2016
$59,960
-4.39% -
2015
$62,590
-7.84% -
2014
$67,500
24.58% -
2013
$50,910
-10.39% -
2012
$56,200
- -

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

The average salaries of other life, physical, and social science technicians in five 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 other life, physical, and social science technician occupations is the software publishers industry with an annual salary $74,010. The lowest paying industry is the data processing, hosting, and related services industry (annual salary $46,530). For detailed other life, physical, and social science technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Software Publishers
$74,010
Publishing Industries (except Internet)
$61,610
Newspaper, Periodical, Book, and Directory Publishers
$59,350
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$46,530
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services
$46,530

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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