Social Scientist and Related Worker Salary Information in Salt Lake City, Utah

The annual and hourly salary statistics of social scientists and related workers in Salt Lake City, Utah are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage information of social scientists and related workers in Salt Lake City 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 Scientists and Related Workers in Salt Lake City, Utah

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$41,650
25th Percentile Wage
$47,030
50th Percentile Wage
$64,690
75th Percentile Wage
$86,590
90th Percentile Wage
$100,120

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for social scientists and related workers in Salt Lake City, Utah in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $100,120. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $64,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $41,650.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of social scientists and related workers from 2012 to 2017.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$64,690
-1.84% -20.56%
2016
$65,880
-10.11% -
2015
$72,540
9.40% -
2014
$65,720
-8.19% -
2013
$71,100
-9.69% -
2012
$77,990
- -

Table 3. Compare Social Scientist and Related Worker Salary in Salt Lake City with Other Utah Cities

From Table 3 we note that with a median annual salary of $64,690, Salt Lake City is the highest paying city for social scientists and related workers in state of Utah, followed by Ogden-Clearfield (median annual salary $23,540). In comparison, the median annual salary of social scientists and related workers in Salt Lake City is 63.6 percent (63.6%) higher than that in Ogden-Clearfield.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Salt Lake City
$64,690
Ogden-Clearfield
$23,540



See also: Top paying jobs in Salt Lake City, Utah.