Salary for Other Social Scientists and Related Workers

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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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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.


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

Wholesale Trade
Management of Companies and Enterprises
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services
Public Administration
Administrative, Support and Waste Management Services
Other Services (except Public Administration)

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Health Care and Social Assistance
Transportation and Warehousing
Educational Services
Other Services (except Public Administration)