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Social Science Research Assistant Salary in Sector of Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services

The salary statistics of social science research assistants 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 science research assistant salaries in different industries within the administrative and support and waste management and remediation services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Social Science Research Assistants

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,600
25th Percentile Wage
$30,440
50th Percentile Wage
$39,560
75th Percentile Wage
$56,490
90th Percentile Wage
$71,500

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for social science research assistants 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 science research assistants is $71,500. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $39,560. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid social science research assistants is $19,600.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

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

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$39,560
2.05% 7.41%
2016
$38,750
3.41% -
2015
$37,430
15.79% -
2014
$31,520
-13.67% -
2013
$35,830
-2.23% -
2012
$36,630
- -

Compare Social Science Research Assistant Salary in Different Industries within the Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services Sector

The average salaries of social science research assistants 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 science research assistant occupations is the temporary help services industry with an annual salary $39,810. The lowest paying industry is the employment services industry (annual salary $39,520). For detailed social science research assistant salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Temporary Help Services
$39,810
Administrative and Support Services
$39,560
Employment Services
$39,520

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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