Salary for Other Social Scientists and Related Workers

Also known as:  Behavioral Scientist, Demographer, Ethnologist, Etymologist, Linguist, Philologist, Social Scientist

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A Social Scientist or Related Worker can get an average wage on a scale from $54,550 - $133,440 based on the level of experience. Social Scientists get average salaries of ninety-one thousand two hundred and eigthy dollars each year.

Social Scientists are paid at the highest average level in Virginia, where they receive compensation, on average, of close to about $111,440. People in this career are compensated at the highest average salary in Wholesale Trade, where they can earn an average salary rate of $102,940.

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SALARY TREND

The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 53.34 percent nationwide in that time.

INDUSTRIES

Other Social Scientists and Related Workers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Wholesale Trade
$102,940
Management of Companies and Enterprises
$100,580
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
$97,850
Public Administration
$92,550
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
$86,950
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$84,510

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Health Care and Social Assistance
$70,530
Information
$78,630
Transportation and Warehousing
$82,150
Educational Services
$83,660
Manufacturing
$84,260
Other Services (except Public Administration)
$84,510