Miscellaneous Life, Physical, and Social Science Technician Salary in Sector of Federal, State, and Local Government

The salary statistics of miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technician salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,540
25th Percentile Wage
$32,860
50th Percentile Wage
$44,660
75th Percentile Wage
$58,040
90th Percentile Wage
$75,140

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians in the industry sector of 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) miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians is $75,140. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $44,660. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians is $28,540.

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 federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$44,660
2.71% 8.93%
2016
$43,450
1.66% -
2015
$42,730
1.01% -
2014
$42,300
1.39% -
2013
$41,710
2.49% -
2012
$40,670
- -

Compare Miscellaneous Life, Physical, and Social Science Technician Salary in Different Industries within the Federal, State, and Local Government Sector

The average salaries of miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technicians in eight industries in the 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 miscellaneous life, physical, and social science technician occupations is the local government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $50,260. The lowest paying industry is the federal government, including usps industry (annual salary $40,680). 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
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$50,260
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$50,230
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$44,750
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$44,660
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$43,900
State government, including schools and hospitals
$41,300
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$40,680
Federal government, including USPS
$40,680

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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