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Survey Researchers Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of survey researchers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare survey researchers salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Survey Researchers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$39,280
25th Percentile Wage
$46,110
50th Percentile Wage
$55,010
75th Percentile Wage
$62,030
90th Percentile Wage
$74,470

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for survey researchers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance. 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 $74,470. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $55,010. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid survey researchers is $39,280.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of survey researchers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$55,010
4.42% 18.41%
2016
$52,580
-15.04% -
2015
$60,490
-30.65% -
2014
$79,030
2.35% -
2013
$77,170
41.84% -
2012
$44,880
- -

Compare Survey Researchers Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of survey researchers in six industries in the health care and social assistance 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 offices of physicians industry with an annual salary $56,190. The lowest paying industry is the general medical and surgical hospitals - privately owned industry (annual salary $49,340). For detailed survey researchers salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Offices of Physicians
$56,190
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$54,580
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$49,340
Hospitals - Privately owned
$49,340
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$49,340
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$49,340

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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