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
$42,380
25th Percentile Wage
$56,890
50th Percentile Wage
$79,270
75th Percentile Wage
$112,200
90th Percentile Wage
$143,590

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 $143,590. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $79,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid miscellaneous social scientists and related workers is $42,380.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below 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 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$79,270
-0.97% 9.83%
2016
$80,040
2.26% -
2015
$78,230
6.71% -
2014
$72,980
-1.21% -
2013
$73,860
3.22% -
2012
$71,480
- -

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 eleven 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 $110,620. The lowest paying industry is the architectural, engineering, and related services industry (annual salary $68,620). 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
$110,620
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$97,310
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$85,600
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$84,670
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$83,240
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$79,270
Scientific Research and Development Services
$76,380
Testing Laboratories
$76,120
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$75,020
Engineering Services
$72,330
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$68,620

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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