Miscellaneous Life, Physical, and Social Science Technician Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,950
25th Percentile Wage
$33,850
50th Percentile Wage
$44,600
75th Percentile Wage
$59,280
90th Percentile Wage
$77,580

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians 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 life, physical, and social science technicians is $77,580. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $44,600. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians is $26,950.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians in the industry sector of professional, scientific, and technical services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$44,600
0.47% 8.36%
2016
$44,390
3.04% -
2015
$43,040
2.00% -
2014
$42,180
1.97% -
2013
$41,350
1.16% -
2012
$40,870
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Compare Miscellaneous Life, Physical, and Social Science Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians 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 life, physical, and social science technician occupations is the advertising, public relations, and related services industry with an annual salary $57,620. The lowest paying industry is the testing laboratories industry (annual salary $39,140). For detailed miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Advertising, Public Relations, and Related Services
$57,620
Computer Systems Design and Related Services
$51,460
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$50,220
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$49,220
Scientific Research and Development Services
$48,530
Engineering Services
$45,000
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$44,600
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$44,050
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$41,320
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities
$40,070
Testing Laboratories
$39,140

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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