Social Scientist and Related Worker Salary Information in Indiana

The average annual and hourly salaries for social scientists and related workers in the state of Indiana are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of social scientists and related workers among Indiana metropolitan areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2014 and published in May 2015 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Social Scientists and Related Workers in Indiana

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$102,440
75th Percentile Wage
$80,400
50th Percentile Wage
$69,890
25th Percentile Wage
$57,990
10th Percentile Wage
$50,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for social scientists and related workers in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $102,440. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,890. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $50,950.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
90th Percentile Wage
$49.25
75th Percentile Wage
$38.65
50th Percentile Wage
$33.60
25th Percentile Wage
$27.88
10th Percentile Wage
$24.49

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for social scientists and related workers in Indiana in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $49.25. The median hourly salary is $33.60. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24.49.

Table 3. Salary Trend

YearAverage Annual SalaryGrowth (%)
2014 $69,890 3.89%
2013 $67,270 0.46%
2012 $66,960 5.15%
2011 $63,680 10.88%
2010 $57,430 -

Table 3 shows the salary trend for social scientists and related workers in state of Indiana from 2010 to 2014. We note that from 2010 to 2014 the average salary has increased by 21.70%. We note that in 2013 the average salary increased by 0.46%. We also note that the average annual wage had a sizable growth of 5.15% in the year 2012 and a sizable increase of 10.88% in 2011.

Table 4. Average Social Scientist and Related Worker Wage in Indiana vs. Related Jobs

OccupationAverage Wage
Survey Researchers
$42,500
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists
$61,580
Other Psychologists
$90,910
Urban and Regional Planners
$47,680
Anthropologists and Archeologists
$38,480
Historians
$50,030
Social Scientists and Related Workers
$69,890

Social Scientist and Related Worker Salary by State

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