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Extraction Worker Salary in Sector of Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services

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

Average Annual Salary of Extraction Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$27,050
25th Percentile Wage
$34,320
50th Percentile Wage
$47,970
75th Percentile Wage
$61,000
90th Percentile Wage
$77,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for extraction 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) extraction workers is $77,260. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,970. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid extraction workers is $27,050.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201647,9702.15%18.70%
201546,9402.94%-
201445,56010.84%-
201340,6203.99%-
201239,000--

Compare Extraction Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services Sector

The average salaries of extraction workers in eight 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 extraction worker occupations is the scientific research and development services industry with an annual salary $70,110. The lowest paying industry is the testing laboratories industry (annual salary $42,350). For detailed extraction worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Scientific Research and Development Services
$70,110
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences
$70,110
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$58,430
Engineering Services
$50,650
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$47,970
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services
$47,660
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services
$44,800
Testing Laboratories
$42,350

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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