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Social Scientist - Federal Salaries of 2005

Pay Rates for "Social Scientist"

How much does a Social Scientist in the federal government get paid? $70,467.81* *Based on the 2005 average.
5,973 EMPLOYEES
$419.35M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Social Scientist was the 47th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2005, with 5,973 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2005, the Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System hired the most employees titled Social Science, with an average salary of $61,158.

Agencies that have hired a Social Scientist

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1,585 $61,158.44
Veterans Health Administration 1,038 $57,486.33
Administration for Children and Families 620 $90,234.85
Veterans Benefits Administration 514 $66,081.90
Office of the Director 446 $64,250.29
Pretrial Services Agency 199 $65,189.51
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 145 $91,550.94
Forest Service 133 $75,587.05
Federal Emergency Management Agency 131 $53,302.50
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 94 $96,140.96
Indian Health Service 93 $57,407.83
Office of Justice Programs 86 $89,159.51
Administration for Community Living 67 $97,453.22
U.S. Coast Guard 62 $66,855.16
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 58 $101,808.29
National Science Foundation 52 $111,636.06
Offices, Boards and Divisions 46 $86,291.83
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 41 $96,118.63
Social Security Administration 39 $97,654.95
National Park Service 30 $69,982.47
Agency for International Development 29 $96,735.79
National Institutes of Health 28 $101,215.04
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 27 $101,603.48
Federal Bureau of Investigation 25 $80,368.40
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 25 $108,383.80
Food and Drug Administration 23 $98,320.91
Bureau of the Census 22 $77,296.14
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 21 $103,144.52
Internal Revenue Service 20 $94,461.85
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 18 $101,980.78
International-American Foundation 18 $99,128.39
Department of State 17 $100,051.35
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 16 $74,793.63
Federal Trade Commission 15 $46,397.87
Federal Aviation Administration 15 $120,407.00
Indian Affairs 15 $53,024.20
Environmental Protection Agency 14 $74,333.79
Foreign Agricultural Service 12 $89,554.67
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 11 $66,516.09
U.S. Secret Service 9 $74,832.67
Bureau of Reclamation 9 $57,673.78
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 9 $78,375.33
National Institute of Standards and Technology 8 $108,794.00
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 8 $119,807.63
Bureau of Land Management 7 $82,443.14
Geological Survey 7 $84,836.29
Economic Research Service 7 $85,103.71
Women's Bureau 5 $86,012.20
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 5 $75,187.20
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 4 $89,793.50
Bureau of Labor Statistics 4 $79,869.50
Food and Nutrition Service 4 $89,639.00
Commission on Civil Rights 4 $87,866.50
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 4 $84,381.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 3 $122,306.67
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 2 $91,238.50
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2 $61,449.00
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 2 $94,019.00
U.S. Marshals Service 2 $93,474.50
Department of Energy 2 $135,136.00
Program Support Center 2 $126,010.50
U.S. Institute of Peace 2 $78,010.00
Bureau of Economic Analysis 2 $71,254.50
Food Safety and Inspection Service 1 $131,671.00
Presidio Trust 1 $44,496.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 1 $135,136.00
Federal Highway Administration 1 $93,481.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 1 $52,468.00
Peace Corps 1 $84,227.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $93,732.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 1 $112,772.00
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 1 $82,259.00
Agricultural Research Service 1 $100,152.00

Social Scientist Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Social Scientist is $70,467.81. The highest paid Social Scientist made $169,036 in 2005.

Common Social Scientist Payscales

Payscale Number of Social Science Employees
GS - General Schedule 5,712
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 73
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 66
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 17
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 15
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 14
ES - Senior Executive Service 12
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 12
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 9
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 8
FO - Foreign Service Officers 8
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 8
RS - Senior Biomedical Research Service 5
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 4
EE - Expert (other) 2
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 2
EG - Consultant (other) 2
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 1
FE - Senior Foreign Service 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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