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Social Scientist and Related Worker Salary in Sector of Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)

The salary statistics of social scientists and related workers in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare social scientist and related worker salaries in different industries within the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector.

Average Annual Salary of Social Scientists and Related Workers

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$36,810
25th Percentile Wage
$52,340
50th Percentile Wage
$74,630
75th Percentile Wage
$103,990
90th Percentile Wage
$139,490

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for social scientists and related workers in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government). The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) social scientists and related workers is $139,490. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $74,630. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid social scientists and related workers is $36,810.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of social scientists and related workers in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$74,630
1.89% 17.87%
2016
$73,220
-5.89% -
2015
$77,530
4.00% -
2014
$74,430
6.22% -
2013
$69,800
12.19% -
2012
$61,290
- -

Compare Social Scientist and Related Worker Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector

The average salaries of social scientists and related workers in nine industries in the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector are shown below. We note that within this industry sector, the salaries vary among different industries. The highest paying industry for social scientist and related worker occupations is the labor unions and similar labor organizations industry with an annual salary $105,530. The lowest paying industry is the religious organizations industry (annual salary $37,150). For detailed social scientist and related worker salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Labor Unions and Similar Labor Organizations
$105,530
Grantmaking and Giving Services
$84,080
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations
$82,220
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$76,780
Social Advocacy Organizations
$70,920
Personal and Laundry Services
$56,080
Other Personal Services
$55,860
Civic and Social Organizations
$45,290
Religious Organizations
$37,150

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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