Social Science Research Assistant Salary in Sector of Finance and Insurance

The salary statistics of social science research assistants in the industry sector of finance and insurance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare social science research assistant salaries in different industries within the finance and insurance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Social Science Research Assistants

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$38,650
25th Percentile Wage
$48,540
50th Percentile Wage
$55,920
75th Percentile Wage
$62,470
90th Percentile Wage
$72,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for social science research assistants 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 science research assistants is $72,390. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,920. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid social science research assistants is $38,650.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of social science research assistants in the industry sector of finance and insurance from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,920
10.87% 10.87%
2012
$49,840
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Compare Social Science Research Assistant Salary in Different Industries within the Finance and Insurance Sector

The average salaries of social science research assistants in two industries in the finance and insurance sector are shown below. For detailed social science research assistant salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$55,970
Monetary Authorities-Central Bank
$55,970

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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