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
$29,140
25th Percentile Wage
$36,310
50th Percentile Wage
$47,060
75th Percentile Wage
$60,840
90th Percentile Wage
$78,470

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 $78,470. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $47,060. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians is $29,140.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below 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 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$47,060
2.61% 8.95%
2016
$45,830
3.12% -
2015
$44,400
1.80% -
2014
$43,600
3.58% -
2013
$42,040
-1.93% -
2012
$42,850
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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 29 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 home health care services industry with an annual salary $67,260. The lowest paying industry is the psychiatric and substance abuse hospitals - privately owned industry (annual salary $31,270). 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
Home Health Care Services
$67,260
Hospitals - Local government owned
$56,780
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$56,780
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$51,850
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$50,110
Hospitals - Privately owned
$49,170
Offices of Physicians
$48,910
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$48,310
Outpatient Care Centers
$47,700
Nursing and Residential Care Facilities
$45,970
Individual and Family Services
$45,560
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$45,380
Social Assistance
$44,840
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$44,050
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$44,010
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$43,220
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$42,320
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$42,180
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$42,070
Hospitals - State government owned
$41,540
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$39,780
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$38,710
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$38,280
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$38,170
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$36,790
Services for the Elderly and Persons with Disabilities
$35,240
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$31,850
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$31,650
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - Privately owned
$31,270

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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