Miscellaneous Life, Physical, and Social Science Technician Salary in Sector of Health Care and Social Assistance

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,710
25th Percentile Wage
$34,020
50th Percentile Wage
$45,830
75th Percentile Wage
$61,340
90th Percentile Wage
$78,530

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians 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 life, physical, and social science technicians is $78,530. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $45,830. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians is $26,710.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians in the industry sector of health care and social assistance from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201645,8303.12%6.50%
201544,4001.80%-
201443,6003.58%-
201342,040-1.93%-
201242,850--

Compare Miscellaneous Life, Physical, and Social Science Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Health Care and Social Assistance Sector

The average salaries of miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians in 23 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 life, physical, and social science technician occupations is the general medical and surgical hospitals - local government owned industry with an annual salary $56,730. The lowest paying industry is the psychiatric and substance abuse hospitals industry (annual salary $30,490). For detailed miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$56,730
Hospitals - Local government owned
$56,730
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$53,010
Outpatient Care Centers
$50,790
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$50,610
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$46,780
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$46,540
Hospitals - Privately owned
$46,500
Offices of Physicians
$46,440
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$45,520
Individual and Family Services
$45,440
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$44,280
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$44,070
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$43,950
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$43,160
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$41,760
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$41,510
Social Assistance
$41,310
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$36,070
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$35,980
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$35,950
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$31,650
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$30,490

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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