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Social Scientist - Federal Salaries of 2004

Pay Rates for "Social Scientist"

How much does a Social Scientist in the federal government get paid? $67,889.86* *Based on the 2004 average.
5,898 EMPLOYEES
$399.46M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Social Scientist was the 47th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2004, with 5,898 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2004, the Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System hired the most employees titled Social Science, with an average salary of $58,576.

Agencies that have hired a Social Scientist

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1,558 $58,576.40
Veterans Health Administration 1,028 $55,258.37
Administration for Children and Families 622 $87,150.90
Veterans Benefits Administration 513 $62,399.68
Office of the Director 411 $62,390.75
Pretrial Services Agency 197 $62,584.69
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 137 $87,823.07
Forest Service 136 $72,714.20
Federal Emergency Management Agency 117 $51,565.56
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 109 $90,284.14
Indian Health Service 95 $55,271.40
Office of Justice Programs 89 $85,313.99
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 73 $94,927.25
Administration for Community Living 64 $91,768.89
U.S. Coast Guard 59 $64,247.51
Offices, Boards and Divisions 54 $82,858.93
National Science Foundation 53 $108,175.53
Social Security Administration 42 $90,959.83
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 31 $96,957.68
National Institutes of Health 30 $91,770.80
National Park Service 30 $66,808.33
Agency for International Development 29 $93,451.62
Bureau of the Census 28 $73,999.11
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 25 $99,189.08
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 24 $99,682.38
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 21 $99,866.86
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 20 $114,359.58
Department of State 20 $94,212.90
Federal Aviation Administration 18 $111,889.00
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 18 $71,395.50
Federal Bureau of Investigation 17 $77,538.41
Environmental Protection Agency 17 $82,834.76
International-American Foundation 17 $93,646.82
Food and Drug Administration 16 $88,392.38
Indian Affairs 16 $51,578.25
Federal Trade Commission 12 $51,054.25
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 11 $62,695.45
Foreign Agricultural Service 10 $87,209.30
National Institute of Standards and Technology 10 $103,427.30
Bureau of Reclamation 9 $54,550.67
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 9 $75,244.22
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 8 $112,823.13
U.S. Secret Service 8 $70,581.63
Geological Survey 7 $82,653.00
Women's Bureau 7 $93,394.14
Economic Research Service 5 $94,511.40
Bureau of Labor Statistics 5 $75,908.80
Bureau of Land Management 5 $71,798.80
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 5 $72,019.40
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 4 $114,522.75
Commission on Civil Rights 4 $82,925.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 4 $82,690.25
Food and Nutrition Service 3 $85,729.67
U.S. Institute of Peace 3 $73,092.33
Bureau of Economic Analysis 3 $69,630.33
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 3 $81,484.00
Internal Revenue Service 2 $66,536.00
Department of Energy 2 $130,355.00
Program Support Center 2 $121,564.50
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 2 $89,186.50
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 2 $89,534.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 2 $88,361.50
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2 $59,069.50
Food Safety and Inspection Service 2 $115,778.00
U.S. Marshals Service 2 $88,934.50
Federal Highway Administration 1 $90,144.00
Office Assistant Secretary Administration and Management 1 $73,467.00
Agricultural Research Service 1 $96,572.00
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 1 $76,916.00
National Council on Disability 1 $102,253.00
Presidio Trust 1 $43,200.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 1 $130,305.00
John Glenn Research Center at Lewis Field 1 $90,151.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 1 $41,815.00
Peace Corps 1 $60,906.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $92,091.00

Social Scientist Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Social Scientist is $67,889.86. The highest paid Social Scientist made $161,680 in 2004.

Common Social Scientist Payscales

Payscale Number of Social Science Employees
GS - General Schedule 5,630
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 75
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 72
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 20
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 18
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 15
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 11
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 11
ES - Senior Executive Service 9
FO - Foreign Service Officers 9
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 8
RS - Senior Biomedical Research Service 6
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 5
EG - Consultant (other) 3
EE - Expert (other) 3
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 1
SL - Senior Level Positions 1
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 1

Average Social Science Pay Trend from 2004 to 2016

In 2004, the average pay for a Social Scientist was $67,890. Since then, the average pay has increased to $84,111 in 2016.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0101.

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