Social Scientist and Related Worker Salary in Sector of Finance and Insurance

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

Average Annual Salary of Social Scientists and Related Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$48,670
25th Percentile Wage
$69,830
50th Percentile Wage
$101,230
75th Percentile Wage
$149,550
90th Percentile Wage
$191,520

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for social scientists and related workers in the industry sector of finance and insurance. 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 $191,520. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $101,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid social scientists and related workers is $48,670.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of social scientists and related workers in the industry sector of finance and insurance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
2016101,2304.60%29.95%
201596,57014.97%-
201482,1108.53%-
201375,1105.59%-
201270,910--

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

The average salaries of social scientists and related workers in eleven industries in the finance and insurance 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 monetary authorities-central bank industry with an annual salary $129,900. The lowest paying industry is the insurance agencies and brokerages industry (annual salary $47,290). For detailed social scientist and related worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$129,900
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$129,900
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$129,320
Other Financial Investment Activities
$114,930
Depository Credit Intermediation
$113,830
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$113,580
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
$113,310
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$100,310
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$73,000
Insurance Carriers
$70,760
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$47,290

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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