Social Scientist Salary

A Social Scientist earns an average salary of $72,328 per year. Most people move on to other jobs if they have more than 10 years' experience in this career. A skill in Research Analysis is associated with high pay for this job.

$40,725 - $120,805
$41K
$72K
$120K
MEDIAN: $72,328
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Salary
$40,725 - $120,805  
   
Bonus
$550  
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$31,634 - $133,154  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 18

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Key Stats for Social Scientist

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
14%
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Experience Affects Social Scientist Salaries

Mid-Career
▲3%

National Average
$70,000

Entry-Level
▼6%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
80 %
Male
20 %

Years of Experience

1-4 years
43%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
14%
20 years or more
14%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 95%
dental benefits
Dental: 53%
vision benefits
Vision: 42%
no benefits
None: 5%