Life, Physical, and Social Science Technician Salary in Sector of Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation

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

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19,360
25th Percentile Wage
$29,550
50th Percentile Wage
$40,900
75th Percentile Wage
$58,110
90th Percentile Wage
$74,050

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for life, physical, and social science technicians in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation. The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) life, physical, and social science technicians is $74,050. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $40,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid life, physical, and social science technicians is $19,360.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of life, physical, and social science technicians in the industry sector of arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201640,9006.06%11.66%
201538,4200.96%-
201438,0505.12%-
201336,100-0.08%-
201236,130--

Compare Life, Physical, and Social Science Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation Sector

The average salaries of life, physical, and social science technicians in four industries in the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for life, physical, and social science technician occupations is the performing arts, spectator sports, and related industries industry with an annual salary $58,210. The lowest paying industry is the amusement, gambling, and recreation industries industry (annual salary $36,510). For detailed life, physical, and social science technician salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Performing Arts, Spectator Sports, and Related Industries
$58,210
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$39,980
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$39,980
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$36,510

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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