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Social Science Research Assistant Salary Information in Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina

The annual and hourly salary statistics of social science research assistants in Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of social science research assistants in Augusta-Richmond County 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 Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$26,350
25th Percentile Wage
$30,660
50th Percentile Wage
$38,230
75th Percentile Wage
$49,960
90th Percentile Wage
$61,950

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for social science research assistants in Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $61,950. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $38,230. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $26,350.

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$38,230
-2.04% -2.04%
2016
$39,010
3.74% -
2015
$37,550
2.21% -
2014
$36,720
-6.24% -
2012
$39,010
- -

Table 3. Compare Social Science Research Assistant Salary in Augusta-Richmond County with Other South Carolina Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $38,230, Augusta-Richmond County is the lowest paying city for social science research assistants in state of South Carolina, following city of Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill (median annual salary of $45,090). In comparison, the median annual salary of social science research assistants in Augusta-Richmond County is 15.2 percent (15.2%) lower than that in the highest paying city Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill
$45,090
Columbia
$38,450
Augusta-Richmond County
$38,230



See also: Top paying jobs in Augusta-Richmond County, South Carolina.