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

The salary statistics of other 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 other life, physical, and social science technician salaries in different industries within the federal, state, and local government sector.

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$31,590
25th Percentile Wage
$37,570
50th Percentile Wage
$48,000
75th Percentile Wage
$60,470
90th Percentile Wage
$76,670

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other 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) other life, physical, and social science technicians is $76,670. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $48,000. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid other life, physical, and social science technicians is $31,590.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of other life, physical, and social science technicians in the industry sector of federal, state, and local government from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201648,0002.29%5.15%
201546,900-0.72%-
201447,2400.00%-
201347,2403.62%-
201245,530--

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

The average salaries of other 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 other life, physical, and social science technician occupations is the federal executive branch (oes designation) industry with an annual salary $50,690. The lowest paying industry is the state government, excluding schools and hospitals (oes designation) industry (annual salary $34,960). 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
Federal Executive Branch (OES Designation)
$50,690
Federal government, including USPS
$50,690
Federal, State, and Local Government (OES Designation)
$48,000
Local government, including schools and hospitals
$44,210
Public sector -- Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospit
$43,870
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$43,080
State government, including schools and hospitals
$39,360
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals (OES Designation)
$34,960

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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