The salary statistics of other life, physical, and social science technicians are shown in Table 1. In the next few tables we compare the average salaries of other life, physical, and social science technicians within different industry sectors and in the 50 states of the United States. The other life, physical, and social science technicians annual salary statistics are from 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||$27,990|
|25th Percentile Wage||$36,610|
|50th Percentile Wage||$48,090|
|75th Percentile Wage||$61,790|
|90th Percentile Wage||$78,840|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for other life, physical, and social science technicians. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) other life, physical, and social science technicians is $78,840. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $48,090. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $27,990. Notice that in the United States, the annual salary of the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is almost 181% higher than that of the bottom 10 percent.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of other life, physical, and social science technicians from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
The average salaries of other life, physical, and social science technicians in 19 major industry sectors are shown in Table 2. We note that the salaries vary considerably within different industry sectors. The highest paying industry sector for other life, physical, and social science technicians occupations is the utilities sector with an annual salary $70,880. The lowest paying sector is the arts, entertainment, and recreation sector (annual salary $36,540).
|Industry Sector||Median Annual Salary|
|Transportation and Warehousing|| |
|Management of Companies and Enterprises|| |
|Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting|| |
|Federal, State, and Local Government|| |
|Wholesale Trade|| |
|Retail Trade|| |
|Health Care and Social Assistance|| |
|Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services|| |
|Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services|| |
|Real Estate and Rental and Leasing|| |
|Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)|| |
|Educational Services|| |
|Finance and Insurance|| |
|Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation|| |
From the above tables we note that not only other life, physical, and social science technicians salaries vary considerably based on one's education and experience, and the industry sectors, they also change considerably from state to state. In the following table we compare the median salary of other life, physical, and social science technicians in all 50 states of the United States. We note that the median annual salaries range from $26,060 to $58,500. The highest paying state for other life, physical, and social science technicians is Massachusetts with a median annual salary of $58,500. The lowest paying state is Puerto Rico with a median annual salary of $26,060. For more salary information of other life, physical, and social science technicians profession in a specific state, use the links in the table.
|State Name||Median Annual Salary|
|District of Columbia|| |
|Rhode Island|| |
|South Carolina|| |
|New Jersey|| |
|New Hampshire|| |
|West Virginia|| |
|North Dakota|| |
|North Carolina|| |
|New York|| |
|New Mexico|| |
|South Dakota|| |
|Puerto Rico|| |