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 among Michigan 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 Michigan

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,490
25th Percentile Wage
$53,490
50th Percentile Wage
$70,180
75th Percentile Wage
$89,350
90th Percentile Wage
$109,570

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 $109,570. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $70,180. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,490.

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
$70,180
5.13% 10.03%
2016
$66,580
-2.61% -
2015
$68,320
-0.22% -
2014
$68,470
2.09% -
2013
$67,040
5.82% -
2012
$63,140
- -

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 $63,210 to $88,150. The highest paying area for social scientists and related workers in Michigan is Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills with a median annual salary of $88,150. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn (mean annual salary $86,700). The lowest paying area is Ann Arbor with a median annual salary of $63,210.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Warren-Troy-Farmington Hills
$88,150
Detroit-Livonia-Dearborn
$86,700
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$84,090
Lansing-East Lansing
$64,660
Grand Rapids-Wyoming
$63,850
Ann Arbor
$63,210




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