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

The salary statistics of other 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 other life, physical, and social science technician salaries in different industries within the health care and social assistance sector.

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,110
25th Percentile Wage
$37,960
50th Percentile Wage
$48,180
75th Percentile Wage
$62,010
90th Percentile Wage
$79,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other 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) other life, physical, and social science technicians is $79,240. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $48,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other life, physical, and social science technicians is $31,110.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other 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
$48,180
-0.60% 5.52%
2016
$48,470
0.80% -
2015
$48,080
1.81% -
2014
$47,210
1.80% -
2013
$46,360
1.81% -
2012
$45,520
- -

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

The average salaries of other life, physical, and social science technicians in 27 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 other life, physical, and social science technician occupations is the home health care services industry with an annual salary $68,480. The lowest paying industry is the psychiatric and substance abuse hospitals - privately owned industry (annual salary $31,270). For detailed other 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
$68,480
Hospitals - Local government owned
$57,030
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Local government owned
$57,030
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - Privately owned
$55,200
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals
$51,750
Hospitals - Privately owned
$50,720
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)
$49,280
Offices of Physicians
$49,040
Outpatient Care Centers
$47,610
Ambulatory Health Care Services
$46,670
Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories
$46,490
Individual and Family Services
$45,550
Social Assistance
$44,670
Specialty hospitals - Privately owned
$44,010
Specialty (except Psychiatric and Substance Abuse) Hospitals
$43,190
Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$43,040
All Other Ambulatory Health Care Services
$42,940
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals - State government owned
$42,470
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals - State government owned
$42,320
Hospitals - State government owned
$41,560
Specialty hospitals - State government owned
$39,780
Offices of Other Health Practitioners
$38,410
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)
$37,970
Vocational Rehabilitation Services
$36,090
Outpatient Mental Health and Substance Abuse Centers
$32,070
Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Hospitals
$31,670
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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