Social Scientist and Related Worker Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual and hourly salaries for social scientists and related workers in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of social scientists and related workers amongst Michigan 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,260
25th Percentile Wage
$50,950
50th Percentile Wage
$66,580
75th Percentile Wage
$86,420
90th Percentile Wage
$110,240

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for social scientists and related workers in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $110,240. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $66,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,260.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.82
25th Percentile Wage
$24.50
50th Percentile Wage
$32.01
75th Percentile Wage
$41.55
90th Percentile Wage
$53.00

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for social scientists and related workers in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $53.00. The median hourly salary is $32.01. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.82.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of social scientists and related workers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201666,580-2.61%5.17%
201568,320-0.22%-
201468,4702.09%-
201367,0405.82%-
201263,140--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of social scientists and related workers in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of social scientists and related workers in state of Michigan ranges from $79,820 to $82,070. The highest paying area for social scientists and related workers in Michigan is Detroit-Warren-Livonia with a median annual salary of $82,070. The lowest paying area is Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn with a median annual salary of $79,820.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$82,070
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$79,820



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