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Life, Physical, and Social Science Technician Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics of life, physical, and social science technicians in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare life, physical, and social science technician salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,750
25th Percentile Wage
$36,170
50th Percentile Wage
$47,300
75th Percentile Wage
$62,920
90th Percentile Wage
$80,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for life, physical, and social science technicians 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) life, physical, and social science technicians is $80,530. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,300. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid life, physical, and social science technicians is $28,750.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of life, physical, and social science technicians in the industry sector of administrative and support and waste management and remediation services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201647,3002.37%11.63%
201546,1801.67%-
201445,410-0.20%-
201345,5008.13%-
201241,800--

Compare Life, Physical, and Social Science Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of life, physical, and social science technicians in six 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 life, physical, and social science technician occupations is the waste treatment and disposal industry with an annual salary $65,070. The lowest paying industry is the other support services industry (annual salary $40,300). For detailed life, physical, and social science technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Waste Treatment and Disposal
$65,070
Waste Management and Remediation Services
$63,810
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$62,300
Administrative and Support Services
$46,070
Employment Services
$45,930
Other Support Services
$40,300

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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