Social Science Research Assistant Salary Information in South Dakota

The average annual and hourly salaries for social science research assistants in the state of South Dakota are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of social science research assistants among South Dakota 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Social Science Research Assistants in South Dakota

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$17,000
25th Percentile Wage
$19,070
50th Percentile Wage
$24,400
75th Percentile Wage
$28,780
90th Percentile Wage
$31,970

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for social science research assistants in South Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $31,970. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $24,400. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $17,000.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$8.17
25th Percentile Wage
$9.17
50th Percentile Wage
$11.73
75th Percentile Wage
$13.84
90th Percentile Wage
$15.37

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for social science research assistants in South Dakota in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary for the 90th percentile is $15.37. The median hourly salary is $11.73. The average hourly salary for the bottom 10 percent is $8.17.



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