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Social Scientist - Federal Salaries of 2006

Pay Rates for "Social Scientist"

How much does a Social Scientist in the federal government get paid? $72,464.26* *Based on the 2006 average.
6,077 EMPLOYEES
$439.79M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Social Scientist was the 42nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2006, with 6,077 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2006, the Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System hired the most employees titled Social Science, with an average salary of $63,614.

Agencies that have hired a Social Scientist

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1,567 $63,614.09
Veterans Health Administration 1,064 $59,316.56
Administration for Children and Families 602 $91,419.95
Veterans Benefits Administration 586 $67,641.32
Office of the Director 468 $67,087.17
Pretrial Services Agency 188 $69,521.22
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 141 $95,751.18
Federal Emergency Management Agency 140 $55,604.89
Forest Service 130 $79,157.45
Federal Bureau of Investigation 106 $66,974.75
Indian Health Service 95 $58,836.23
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 78 $103,098.40
Office of Justice Programs 71 $92,407.76
Administration for Community Living 68 $101,151.01
U.S. Coast Guard 64 $69,117.23
National Science Foundation 56 $118,219.34
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 42 $103,640.12
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 42 $104,199.90
Social Security Administration 40 $102,637.45
Offices, Boards and Divisions 38 $89,188.39
National Park Service 32 $72,688.22
Internal Revenue Service 31 $97,799.39
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 25 $99,316.60
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 24 $103,318.78
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 24 $115,646.13
National Institutes of Health 24 $97,475.79
Agency for International Development 22 $99,888.82
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 21 $107,018.24
Bureau of the Census 20 $79,796.60
Environmental Protection Agency 18 $85,130.94
International-American Foundation 18 $98,153.06
Federal Aviation Administration 18 $120,123.83
Department of State 17 $103,358.41
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 16 $75,761.19
Federal Trade Commission 16 $46,549.00
Food and Drug Administration 14 $99,197.50
Indian Affairs 13 $57,112.69
Foreign Agricultural Service 11 $98,388.27
National Institute of Standards and Technology 11 $116,050.09
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 10 $74,098.30
Bureau of Reclamation 9 $60,251.67
Food and Nutrition Service 9 $83,061.78
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 8 $118,637.13
Economic Research Service 7 $104,069.00
U.S. Secret Service 6 $80,237.67
Bureau of Land Management 6 $87,041.00
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 6 $82,038.33
Geological Survey 5 $89,525.00
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 4 $93,775.75
Bureau of Labor Statistics 4 $82,534.25
Women's Bureau 4 $86,525.50
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 4 $84,224.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 4 $79,986.50
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 3 $127,356.00
Commission on Civil Rights 3 $95,398.00
Department of Energy 2 $139,774.00
Program Support Center 2 $132,014.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 2 $96,513.50
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2 $63,662.50
U.S. Institute of Peace 2 $81,981.00
Bureau of Economic Analysis 2 $76,025.50
Peace Corps 2 $93,888.00
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 2 $97,207.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $94,847.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 1 $120,099.00
Federal Highway Administration 1 $99,272.00
Agricultural Research Service 1 $106,641.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 1 $136,191.00
Presidio Trust 1 $60,000.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 1 $139,774.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 1 $66,598.00

Social Scientist Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Social Scientist is $72,464.26. The highest paid Social Scientist made $212,100 in 2006.

Common Social Scientist Payscales

Payscale Number of Social Science Employees
GS - General Schedule 5,832
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 69
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 54
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 19
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 17
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 15
ES - Senior Executive Service 12
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 10
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 8
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 8
FO - Foreign Service Officers 6
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 5
EG - Consultant (other) 5
RS - Senior Biomedical Research Service 4
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 4
EE - Expert (other) 2
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 2
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 1
FE - Senior Foreign Service 1
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 1

Average Social Science Pay Trend from 2004 to 2017

In 2004, the average pay for a Social Scientist was $67,890. Since then, the average pay has increased to $86,347 in 2017.


Data Sources

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The series code of this occupation is 0101.

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