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 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average 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.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of social scientists and related workers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
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|| |
See also: Top paying jobs in Salt Lake City, Utah.