Social Scientist and Related Worker Salary Information in Missouri

The average annual and hourly salaries for social scientists and related workers in the state of Missouri are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of social scientists and related workers among Missouri cities 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 Missouri

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,050
25th Percentile Wage
$57,130
50th Percentile Wage
$69,130
75th Percentile Wage
$80,560
90th Percentile Wage
$92,330

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for social scientists and related workers in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $92,330. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $69,130. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $41,050.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$19.73
25th Percentile Wage
$27.47
50th Percentile Wage
$33.24
75th Percentile Wage
$38.72
90th Percentile Wage
$44.39

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for social scientists and related workers in Missouri in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $44.39. The median hourly salary is $33.24. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $19.73.

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. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2016.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
201669,130-0.55%-5.16%
201469,510-2.32%-
201371,120-2.22%-
201272,700--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of social scientists and related workers in some Missouri cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of social scientists and related workers in state of Missouri ranges from $68,990 to $74,180. The highest paying area for social scientists and related workers in Missouri is St Louis with a median annual salary of $74,180. The second highest paying city/area in Missouri State is Kansas City (mean annual salary $73,480). The lowest paying area is Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $68,990.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
St Louis
$74,180
Kansas City
$73,480
Central Missouri nonmetropolitan area
$68,990


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