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Social Scientist and Related Worker Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics of social scientists and related workers in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare social scientist and related worker salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Social Scientists and Related Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$42,110
25th Percentile Wage
$57,350
50th Percentile Wage
$81,430
75th Percentile Wage
$101,300
90th Percentile Wage
$121,100

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for social scientists and related workers in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation 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) social scientists and related workers is $121,100. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $81,430. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid social scientists and related workers is $42,110.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of social scientists and related workers in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$81,430
0.22% 8.83%
2016
$81,250
-8.82% -
2015
$88,420
4.51% -
2014
$84,430
12.07% -
2012
$74,240
- -

Compare Social Scientist and Related Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of social scientists and related workers in three industries in the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for social scientist and related worker occupations is the administrative and support services industry with an annual salary $81,430. The lowest paying industry is the temporary help services industry (annual salary $51,150). For detailed social scientist and related worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Administrative and Support Services
$81,430
Employment Services
$56,610
Temporary Help Services
$51,150

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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