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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of social science research assistants from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|| |
|Augusta-Richmond County|| |