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Social Scientist - Federal Salaries of 2008

Pay Rates for "Social Scientist"

How much does a Social Scientist in the federal government get paid? $76,387.00* *Based on the 2008 average.
6,524 EMPLOYEES
$497.51M TOTAL SALARY
GS MOST COMMON PAYSCALE

Social Scientist was the 44th most popular job in the U.S. Government in 2008, with 6,524 employed. The most common payscale was the general schedule payscale.

In 2008, the Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System hired the most employees titled Social Science, with an average salary of $67,313.

Agencies that have hired a Social Scientist

Agency Employees Hired Average Salary
Bureau of Prisons/Federal Prison System 1,640 $67,312.66
Veterans Health Administration 1,269 $61,583.22
Veterans Benefits Administration 743 $71,090.07
Administration for Children and Families 617 $95,425.94
Office of the Director 462 $73,953.34
Pretrial Services Agency 210 $76,302.41
Office Secretary Health and Human Services 177 $66,421.50
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 166 $101,408.10
Federal Bureau of Investigation 122 $74,281.48
Forest Service 120 $89,674.79
Indian Health Service 93 $62,271.63
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services 74 $113,669.32
Administration for Community Living 65 $110,001.44
U.S. Coast Guard 62 $75,311.34
National Science Foundation 56 $124,175.82
Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Service 46 $110,398.26
Internal Revenue Service 39 $97,783.05
Social Security Administration 36 $111,190.06
Coop State Research, Educ, & Exten Service 36 $115,930.33
Offices, Boards and Divisions 33 $95,909.00
Office of Justice Programs 32 $110,142.56
National Park Service 28 $81,349.71
Agency for International Development 25 $107,950.60
National Institutes of Health 21 $107,208.14
Department of State 20 $107,233.80
Bureau of the Census 20 $83,886.20
Federal Aviation Administration 19 $132,325.37
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 19 $129,883.21
Environmental Protection Agency 18 $98,835.39
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Service Administration 18 $113,567.17
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Resolution 18 $104,619.44
International-American Foundation 16 $101,793.63
Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys and the Office of U.s Attorneys 15 $86,015.60
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 14 $87,864.79
Federal Trade Commission 14 $58,522.00
Food and Drug Administration 12 $109,742.00
National Institute of Standards and Technology 12 $115,282.83
Indian Affairs 11 $59,380.36
Bureau of Reclamation 11 $72,994.73
Food and Nutrition Service 10 $84,574.30
Geological Survey 8 $94,857.50
Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars 7 $131,013.43
U.S. Secret Service 7 $82,785.43
Foreign Agricultural Service 6 $97,308.83
Economic Research Service 5 $129,569.00
Ous for Science and Technology 5 $132,470.25
Bureau of Land Management 5 $98,390.80
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation., & Enforcement 5 $82,327.80
Smithsonian Institution (Exchange Sep Boards of Trust) 4 $95,261.25
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 4 $86,727.75
Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers 4 $85,888.25
Office of the Secretary of the Interior 4 $104,727.50
Women's Bureau 4 $93,615.00
Peace Corps 3 $95,345.33
Bureau of Immigration & Customs Enforcement 3 $100,356.67
Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight 3 $156,889.00
Bureau of Labor Statistics 2 $88,720.00
Department of Energy 2 $149,050.00
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 2 $137,437.50
Program Support Center 2 $143,711.00
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Regulation 2 $67,693.00
Office of the Secretary, Research and Technology 2 $110,414.50
Commission on Civil Rights 2 $107,854.00
Bureau of Economic Analysis 2 $84,534.00
Assistant Secretary for Human Resources Management 1 $75,100.00
Federal Highway Administration 1 $108,154.00
Agricultural Research Service 1 $120,907.00
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 1 $112,433.00
Food Safety and Inspection Service 1 $149,000.00
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 1 $57,709.00
Drug Enforcement Administration 1 $115,317.00
Office of Disability Employment Policy 1 $69,764.00
Health Resources and Services Administration 1 $149,000.00
Nuclear Regulatory Commission 1 $130,694.00
Office of Navajo and Hopi Indian Relocation 1 $96,817.00
Securities and Exchange Commission 1 $147,812.00

Social Scientist Pay Distribution

The average pay for a Social Scientist is $76,387.00. The highest paid Social Scientist made $194,800 in 2008.

Common Social Scientist Payscales

Payscale Number of Social Science Employees
GS - General Schedule 6,024
GL - Gs Emp Grades 3-10 Paid Leo Special Rate 264
AD - Administratively Determined Rates, Not E 81
GM - Emp Covered By Pmrs Termination Provisns 30
ZP - Scientific And Engineering Professional 27
FV - Faa Core Compensation Plan 19
ES - Senior Executive Service 12
FP - Foreign Service Personnel 12
EF - Consultant (5 U.s.c. 3109) 11
IR - Irs Broadband Class And Pay System Pos 8
FO - Foreign Service Officers 7
GG - Grades Similar To General Schedule 6
EH - Advisory Committee Member (5 U.s.c. 3109 5
RS - Senior Biomedical Research Service 4
OF - Ofc Of Fed Housing Enterprise Oversight 3
ED - Expert (5 U.s.c. 3109) 2
EI - Advisory Committee Member (other) 2
EG - Consultant (other) 2
EE - Expert (other) 1
FE - Senior Foreign Service 1
ST - Scientific And Professional 1
SK - Sec Emp Formerly Under Gs, Gm, And Ez 1
SL - Senior Level Positions 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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