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

The salary statistics of other 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 other life, physical, and social science technician salaries in different industries within the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector.

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$20,900
25th Percentile Wage
$26,830
50th Percentile Wage
$36,540
75th Percentile Wage
$50,490
90th Percentile Wage
$65,030

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other 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) other life, physical, and social science technicians is $65,030. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $36,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other life, physical, and social science technicians is $20,900.

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 arts, entertainment, and recreation from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$36,540
-10.48% -15.60%
2016
$40,370
6.44% -
2015
$37,770
-13.79% -
2014
$42,980
10.26% -
2013
$38,570
-9.52% -
2012
$42,240
- -

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

The average salaries of other 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 other life, physical, and social science technician occupations is the amusement parks and arcades industry with an annual salary $43,660. The lowest paying industry is the museums, historical sites, and similar institutions industry (annual salary $35,300). 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
Amusement Parks and Arcades
$43,660
Amusement, Gambling, and Recreation Industries
$42,510
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$35,300
Museums, Historical Sites, and Similar Institutions
$35,300

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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