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Social Scientist - Federal Salaries of 2007

Pay Rates for "Social Scientist"

How much does a Social Scientist in the federal government get paid? $73,713.29* *Based on the 2007 average.
6,256 EMPLOYEES
$460.71M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Social Scientist was the 42nd most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2007, with 6,256 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2007, the Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System hired the most employees titled Social Science, with an average salary of $65,024.

Agencies that have hired a Social Scientist

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1,591 $65,024.25
Veterans Health Administration 1,211 $59,364.88
Veterans Benefits Administration 660 $68,944.91
Administration for Children and Families 606 $92,780.59
Office of the Director 441 $71,347.97
Pretrial Services Agency 206 $70,399.63
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 157 $64,945.54
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 154 $97,161.38
Forest Service 123 $84,726.52
Federal Bureau of Investigation 115 $69,888.93
Indian Health Service 95 $60,659.19
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 80 $106,755.98
Administration for Community Living 71 $104,288.62
U.S. Coast Guard 59 $71,482.86
National Science Foundation 56 $115,481.82
Offices, Boards and Divisions 42 $90,326.67
Social Security Administration 41 $104,362.22
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 39 $107,829.29
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 38 $112,836.55
Internal Revenue Service 30 $100,633.10
Office of Justice Programs 29 $104,521.00
National Park Service 25 $78,126.52
Agency for International Development 24 $102,855.58
National Institutes of Health 24 $94,362.04
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 21 $103,538.52
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 21 $124,097.71
Department of State 19 $100,268.16
Federal Aviation Administration 18 $126,691.06
Bureau of the Census 18 $86,536.11
Environmental Protection Agency 18 $94,244.61
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 17 $116,433.94
International-American Foundation 17 $95,573.59
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 16 $80,927.63
National Institute of Standards and Technology 15 $111,908.33
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 13 $78,328.31
Federal Trade Commission 12 $55,314.42
Indian Affairs 11 $59,504.00
Food and Drug Administration 11 $105,011.73
Bureau of Reclamation 10 $68,339.10
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 8 $125,405.13
U.S. Secret Service 7 $78,810.29
Geological Survey 7 $86,520.43
Foreign Agricultural Service 6 $85,656.67
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 6 $91,216.17
Bureau of Land Management 6 $90,088.33
Economic Research Service 5 $99,011.00
Food and Nutrition Service 5 $94,749.60
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 4 $98,242.50
Women's Bureau 4 $88,817.25
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 4 $88,286.50
Bureau of Labor Statistics 3 $86,041.00
Commission on Civil Rights 3 $97,926.00
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 3 $84,973.00
Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight 3 $152,260.00
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 2 $100,077.00
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 2 $107,516.00
Peace Corps 2 $98,110.50
Bureau of Economic Analysis 2 $79,607.00
Department of Energy 2 $147,221.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $131,905.50
Program Support Center 2 $98,196.50
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 2 $54,438.00
Office of Disability Employment Policy 1 $66,767.00
Presidio Trust 1 $61,860.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 1 $143,471.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 1 $46,041.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $95,583.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 1 $123,274.00
Federal Highway Administration 1 $101,904.00
Agricultural Research Service 1 $112,586.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $107,614.00
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 1 $84,691.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 1 $143,471.00
Ous for Science and Technology 1 $144,506.00

Social Scientist Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Social Scientist is $73,713.29. The highest paid Social Scientist made $184,202 in 2007.

Common Social Scientist Payscales

Payscale Number of Social Science Employees
GS - General Schedule 5,771
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 246
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 80
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 34
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 29
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 17
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 12
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 11
ES - Senior Executive Service 9
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 8
FO - Foreign Service Officers 8
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 6
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 5
RS - Senior Biomedical Research Service 4
EE - Expert (other) 3
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 3
OF - Ofc Of Fed Housing Enterprise Oversight 3
SL - Senior Level Positions 2
FG - Similar To The General Schedule 1
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 1
EG - Consultant (other) 1
FE - Senior Foreign Service 1
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 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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