Survey Researchers Salary in Sector of Educational Services

The salary statistics of survey researchers in the industry sector of educational services are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare survey researchers salaries in different industries within the educational services sector.

Average Annual Salary of Survey Researchers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$33,280
25th Percentile Wage
$38,720
50th Percentile Wage
$52,400
75th Percentile Wage
$70,480
90th Percentile Wage
$96,390

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for survey researchers in the industry sector of educational 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) survey researchers is $96,390. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $52,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid survey researchers is $33,280.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of survey researchers in the industry sector of educational services from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201652,400-3.30%-7.90%
201554,130-2.05%-
201455,240-2.97%-
201356,8800.60%-
201256,540--

Compare Survey Researchers Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of survey researchers in six industries in the educational services sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for survey researchers occupations is the educational support services industry with an annual salary $67,510. The lowest paying industry is the colleges, universities, and professional schools - privately owned industry (annual salary $44,450). For detailed survey researchers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Educational Support Services
$67,510
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$67,510
Educational Services - Privately owned
$59,920
Educational Services
$52,400
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$48,250
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$44,450

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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