Life, Physical, and Social Science Technician Salary in Sector of Educational Services

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$25,730
25th Percentile Wage
$34,290
50th Percentile Wage
$44,700
75th Percentile Wage
$56,630
90th Percentile Wage
$69,600

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for life, physical, and social science technicians 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) life, physical, and social science technicians is $69,600. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $44,700. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid life, physical, and social science technicians is $25,730.

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 educational services from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$44,700
7.99% 11.68%
2016
$41,130
1.48% -
2015
$40,520
2.12% -
2014
$39,660
-0.43% -
2013
$39,830
0.88% -
2012
$39,480
- -

Compare Life, Physical, and Social Science Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Educational Services Sector

The average salaries of life, physical, and social science technicians in 21 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 life, physical, and social science technician occupations is the elementary and secondary schools - local government owned industry with an annual salary $47,560. The lowest paying industry is the junior colleges - local government owned industry (annual salary $40,380). For detailed life, physical, and social science technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Elementary and Secondary Schools - Local government owned
$47,560
Educational Support Services - Privately owned
$47,140
Elementary and Secondary Schools
$47,040
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Local government owned
$46,760
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - Privately owned
$46,730
Educational Services - Privately owned
$46,700
Educational Support Services
$46,440
Educational Services - Local government owned
$45,400
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools
$44,760
Educational Services
$44,700
Colleges, universities, and professional schools - State government owned
$43,470
Educational Services - State government owned
$43,450
Business Schools and Computer and Management Training
$42,790
Business schools and computer and management training - Privately owned
$42,790
Other schools and instruction - Privately owned
$42,450
Technical and Trade Schools
$41,450
Technical and trade schools - Privately owned
$41,450
Other Schools and Instruction
$41,420
Junior colleges - State government owned
$41,070
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)
$40,600
Junior colleges - Local government owned
$40,380

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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