Highest Paying Industries for Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other

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Industry nameHourly wageAnnual salary
Management, Scientific, and Technical Consulting Services52.91110050
Computer Systems Design and Related Services49.57103100
Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities46.5896880
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services46.2796240
Scientific Research and Development Services45.1493880
Employment Services44.1691860
Educational Support Services, Privately owned42.3488080
Educational Support Services (including private, state, and local government schools)42.0887520
All industries, private ownership only41.8186970
Business, Professional, Labor, Political, and Similar Organizations41.4386180
Sector 56- Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services41.3285940
Administrative and Support Services41.3285940
Data Processing, Hosting, and Related Services41.1985670
Engineering Services40.8684990
Information4083210
Federal Executive Branch39.8182800
Federal government, including the US Postal Service39.8182800
Research and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences39.4882120
Software Publishers39.1681450
Publishing Industries (except Internet)39.0581220
Architectural, Engineering, and Related Services38.9981100
Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services38.880700
Federal, State, and Local Government38.6580390
Federal, State, and Local Government, excluding state and local schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service38.6580390
All industries38.4880040
Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)38.379670
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations38.379670
Outpatient Care Centers37.5778150
Management of Companies and Enterprises37.3877750
Federal, state, and local government, including government owned schools and hospitals, and the US Postal Service37.277380
Social Advocacy Organizations36.9276800
Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation36.2975490
Manufacturing33.5569790
Local Government, excluding schools and hospitals33.369260
Local government, including schools and hospitals32.7168040
Educational Services, Privately owned32.1866930
Ambulatory Health Care Services3266550
Health Care and Social Assistance (including private, state, and local government hospitals)31.4665430
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, Privately owned31.2965080
Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)31.1964870
State Government, excluding schools and hospitals31.1464770
Hospitals, Privately owned30.5363500
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals (including private, state, and local government hospitals)30.3663150
Individual and Family Services30.1962790
Junior colleges, Local government owned29.9362250
Social Assistance29.8562080
General Medical and Surgical Hospitals, Privately owned29.7361830
Junior Colleges (including private, state, and local government schools)29.3961140
Educational Services (including private, state, and local government schools)29.2460810
State government, including schools and hospitals28.8660020
Offices of Other Health Practitioners28.8359970
Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)28.8259950
Offices of Mental Health Practitioners (except Physicians)28.6259520
Educational Services, Local government owned28.1558550
Elementary and Secondary Schools, Local government owned27.8757960
Elementary and Secondary Schools (including private, state, and local government schools)27.6257450
Educational Services, State government owned27.3156800
Colleges, universities, and professional schools, State government owned27.3156800
Transportation and Warehousing18.3838230
Transit and Ground Passenger Transportation18.3838230

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