Life, Physical, and Social Science Technician Salary in Sector of Finance and Insurance

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,790
25th Percentile Wage
$37,360
50th Percentile Wage
$46,460
75th Percentile Wage
$61,100
90th Percentile Wage
$76,440

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for life, physical, and social science technicians 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) life, physical, and social science technicians is $76,440. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $46,460. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid life, physical, and social science technicians is $33,790.

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 finance and insurance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$46,460
13.56% -3.90%
2016
$40,160
-3.26% -
2015
$41,470
-24.45% -
2014
$51,610
-4.01% -
2013
$53,680
10.08% -
2012
$48,270
- -

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

The average salaries of life, physical, and social science technicians in 13 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 life, physical, and social science technician occupations is the credit intermediation and related activities industry with an annual salary $60,670. The lowest paying industry is the direct health and medical insurance carriers industry (annual salary $37,000). For detailed life, physical, and social science technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$60,670
Insurance Agencies and Brokerages
$58,320
Credit Intermediation and Related Activities
$58,280
Depository Credit Intermediation
$57,330
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$55,970
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$55,970
Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$55,510
Agencies, Brokerages, and Other Insurance Related Activities
$55,330
Other Nondepository Credit Intermediation
$55,110
Other Insurance Related Activities
$54,590
Insurance Carriers and Related Activities
$40,900
Insurance Carriers
$39,080
Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers
$37,000

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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