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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
$29,960
25th Percentile Wage
$37,330
50th Percentile Wage
$49,370
75th Percentile Wage
$65,020
90th Percentile Wage
$82,590

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 $82,590. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $49,370. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid life, physical, and social science technicians is $29,960.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below 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 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$49,370
4.19% 15.33%
2016
$47,300
2.37% -
2015
$46,180
1.67% -
2014
$45,410
-0.20% -
2013
$45,500
8.13% -
2012
$41,800
- -

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 twelve 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 remediation and other waste management services industry with an annual salary $66,100. The lowest paying industry is the waste collection industry (annual salary $37,530). For detailed life, physical, and social science technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Remediation and Other Waste Management Services
$66,100
Waste Management and Remediation Services
$61,940
Waste Treatment and Disposal
$60,180
Office Administrative Services
$49,680
Facilities Support Services
$48,700
Temporary Help Services
$48,310
Employment Services
$47,900
Administrative and Support Services
$47,860
Other Support Services
$47,550
Investigation and Security Services
$44,330
Investigation, Guard, and Armored Car Services
$44,330
Waste Collection
$37,530

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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