Social Scientist and Related Worker Salary Information in Kansas

The average annual and hourly salaries for social scientists and related workers in the state of Kansas are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of social scientists and related workers amongst Kansas 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$54,990
25th Percentile Wage
$64,500
50th Percentile Wage
$74,270
75th Percentile Wage
$88,780
90th Percentile Wage
$106,320

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for social scientists and related workers in Kansas in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $106,320. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,270. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $54,990.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of social scientists and related workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$74,270
6.81% 4.70%
2016
$69,210
-0.62% -
2015
$69,640
0.45% -
2014
$69,330
0.72% -
2013
$68,830
-2.83% -
2012
$70,780
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Social Scientists and Related Workers in Kansas Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of social scientists and related workers in some Kansas cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of social scientists and related workers in state of Kansas ranges from $61,860 to $65,180. The highest paying area for social scientists and related workers in Kansas is Wichita with a median annual salary of $65,180. The lowest paying area is Manhattan with a median annual salary of $61,860.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Wichita
$65,180
Manhattan
$61,860




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