Sociologist Salary

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What is the average salary for a Sociologist?

The average salary of a Sociologist is $78,120. Salaries start from $39,790 and go up to $127,590. Please note that the average salary for a Sociologist may vary depending on several factors, like level of education, amount of experience, industry, company size and location. Our source, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, produces some of the United States most sensitive and important economic information, which is based on their strongest commitment to accuracy, quality and integrity.

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$0 $127,590
Starting ($39.8k)
Junior ($53.7k)
Experienced ($72.4k)
Senior ($94.6k)
Highest ($127.6k)

The top 10% of Sociologists in United States earn:


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Sociologist salary by state

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State Salary Rank
Sociologist Salary in District of Columbia 105,210 1
Sociologist Salary in California 86,750 2
Sociologist Salary in Maryland 83,970 3
Sociologist Salary in Massachusetts 83,070 4
Sociologist Salary in Michigan 82,410 5
Sociologist Salary in North Carolina 78,400 6
Sociologist Salary in United States 78,120 7
Sociologist Salary in Pennsylvania 77,990 8
Sociologist Salary in New York 77,060 9
Sociologist Salary in Florida 66,390 10
Sociologist Salary in Washington 62,560 11
Sociologist Salary in Wisconsin 61,330 12
Sociologist Salary in Ohio 57,600 13
Sociologist Salary in Arizona 54,870 14
Sociologist Salary in Texas 36,770 15