Miscellaneous Social Scientist and Related Worker Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

The salary statistics of miscellaneous social scientists and related workers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare miscellaneous social scientist and related worker salaries in different industries within the professional, scientific, and technical services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,870
25th Percentile Wage
$56,510
50th Percentile Wage
$80,040
75th Percentile Wage
$110,930
90th Percentile Wage
$145,220

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for miscellaneous social scientists and related workers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) miscellaneous social scientists and related workers is $145,220. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $80,040. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid miscellaneous social scientists and related workers is $41,870.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of miscellaneous social scientists and related workers in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201680,0402.26%10.69%
201578,2306.71%-
201472,980-1.21%-
201373,8603.22%-
201271,480--

Compare Miscellaneous Social Scientist and Related Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of miscellaneous social scientists and related workers in nine industries in the professional, scientific, and technical services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for miscellaneous social scientist and related worker occupations is the computer systems design and related services industry with an annual salary $111,260. The lowest paying industry is the architectural, engineering, and related services industry (annual salary $63,430). For detailed miscellaneous social scientist and related worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$111,260
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$85,280
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$80,040
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$79,090
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$77,280
Scientific Research and Development Services
$77,190
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$76,680
Engineering Services
$67,870
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$63,430

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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