Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technician Salary Information in Pennsylvania

The average annual and hourly salaries for other life, physical, and social science technicians in the state of Pennsylvania are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of other life, physical, and social science technicians amongst Pennsylvania 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 Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians in Pennsylvania

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$28,510
25th Percentile Wage
$34,730
50th Percentile Wage
$45,940
75th Percentile Wage
$61,990
90th Percentile Wage
$74,310

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other life, physical, and social science technicians in Pennsylvania in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $74,310. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $45,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $28,510.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other life, physical, and social science technicians from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$45,940
3.83% 3.33%
2016
$44,180
1.22% -
2015
$43,640
-4.19% -
2014
$45,470
-4.13% -
2013
$47,350
6.21% -
2012
$44,410
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Other Life, Physical, and Social Science Technicians in Pennsylvania Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of other life, physical, and social science technicians in some Pennsylvania cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of other life, physical, and social science technicians in state of Pennsylvania ranges from $34,860 to $53,540. The highest paying area for other life, physical, and social science technicians in Pennsylvania is East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $53,540. The second highest paying city/area in Pennsylvania State is Philadelphia (mean annual salary $50,980). The lowest paying area is Harrisburg-Carlisle with a median annual salary of $34,860.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
East Central Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$53,540
Philadelphia
$50,980
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington
$50,380
York-Hanover
$48,050
Lancaster
$47,400
Newark-Union
$47,050
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
$45,420
Scranton--Wilkes-Barre
$43,850
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman
$41,350
Pittsburgh
$40,900
Northeastern Pennsylvania nonmetropolitan area
$39,970
Harrisburg-Carlisle
$34,860




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