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Chief Executive Salary in the Industry of Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities

The salary statistics of chief executives in the industry of research and development in the social sciences and humanities are shown in Table 1 and Table 2. In Table 3 we compare chief executive salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual & Hourly Salaries of Chief Executives

Average Annual Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
$177,790
25th Percentile Wage
$122,800
10th Percentile Wage
$85,230

Table 1 shows the average annual salaries for chief executives in the industry of research and development in the social sciences and humanities. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $177,790. The average annual salary of the 25th percentile is $122,800. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent chief executives is $85,230.

Average Hourly Salary

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
$85.48
25th Percentile Wage
$59.04
10th Percentile Wage
$40.97

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for chief executives in the industry of research and development in the social sciences and humanities. The median hourly salary is $85.48. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is $59.04. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $40.97.

Compare Chief Executive Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of chief executives in four industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown in Table 3. We note that the salary of chief executives in the industry of research and development in the social sciences and humanities ($177,790) is in the middle range among all industries within the sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. For salary information of chief executives in a specific industry, use the links in the table.

Industry Median Annual Salary
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$186,480
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$183,420
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$177,790
Veterinary Services
$165,480

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