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
$53,760
25th Percentile Wage
$74,390
50th Percentile Wage
$103,470
75th Percentile Wage
$147,040
90th Percentile Wage
$185,830

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 $185,830. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $103,470. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid social scientists and related workers is $53,760.

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 finance and insurance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$103,470
2.16% 31.47%
2016
$101,230
4.60% -
2015
$96,570
14.97% -
2014
$82,110
8.53% -
2013
$75,110
5.59% -
2012
$70,910
- -

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 16 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 other nondepository credit intermediation industry with an annual salary $129,090. 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
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$129,090
Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$128,910
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$127,070
Other Financial Investment Activities
$114,930
Depository Credit Intermediation
$113,830
Securities and Commodity Contracts Intermediation and Brokerage
$113,310
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$112,580
Securities, Commodity Contracts, and Other Financial Investments and Related Activities
$110,170
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$109,940
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$109,940
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$106,700
Other Insurance Related Activities
$106,210
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$80,840
Insurance Carriers
$79,200
Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
$77,650
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$47,290

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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