Miscellaneous Social Scientist and Related Worker Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

The salary statistics of miscellaneous social scientists and related workers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare miscellaneous social scientist and related worker salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

Average Annual Salary of Miscellaneous Social Scientists and Related Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$32,560
25th Percentile Wage
$38,890
50th Percentile Wage
$54,680
75th Percentile Wage
$73,800
90th Percentile Wage
$95,020

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for miscellaneous social scientists and related workers 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) miscellaneous social scientists and related workers is $95,020. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $54,680. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid miscellaneous social scientists and related workers is $32,560.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of miscellaneous social scientists and related workers in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201654,680-7.92%0.29%
201559,010-0.10%-
201459,0705.40%-
201355,8802.43%-
201254,520--

Compare Miscellaneous Social Scientist and Related Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of miscellaneous social scientists and related workers in 13 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 miscellaneous social scientist and related worker occupations is the offices of physicians industry with an annual salary $80,800. The lowest paying industry is the psychiatric and substance abuse hospitals - privately owned industry (annual salary $36,340). For detailed miscellaneous social scientist and related worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Offices of Physicians
$80,800
Individual and Family Services
$68,440
Social Assistance
$66,950
Outpatient Care Centers
$56,040
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$52,510
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$46,860
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$43,560
Hospitals - Privately owned
$42,710
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$41,910
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$38,620
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$37,830
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$37,110
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$36,340

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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