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Social Science Research Assistant Salary Information in Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey

The annual and hourly salary statistics of social science research assistants in Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of social science research assistants in Edison-New Brunswick is 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 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Social Science Research Assistants in Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$29,530
25th Percentile Wage
$40,090
50th Percentile Wage
$47,490
75th Percentile Wage
$58,910
90th Percentile Wage
$70,370

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for social science research assistants in Edison-New Brunswick, New Jersey in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $70,370. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $47,490. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $29,530.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of social science research assistants from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth2-Year Growth
2014
$47,490
2.08% 25.37%
2013
$46,500
23.78% -
2012
$35,440
- -

Table 3. Compare Social Science Research Assistant Salary in Edison-New Brunswick with Other New Jersey Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $47,490, Edison-New Brunswick is the highest paying city for social science research assistants in state of New Jersey, followed by Trenton-Ewing (median annual salary $39,860). In comparison, the median annual salary of social science research assistants in Edison-New Brunswick is 16.1 percent (16.1%) higher than that in Trenton-Ewing.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Edison-New Brunswick
$47,490
Trenton-Ewing
$39,860



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