What is the average salary for a Sociologist in United States?

Annual / Hourly

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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Highest

The top 10% of Sociologists in United States earn:

$127,590
Senior

The top 25% of Sociologists in United States earn:

$94,570
Experienced

The middle 50% of Sociologists in United States earn:

$72,430
Junior

The bottom 25% of Sociologists in United States earn:

$53,650
Starting

The bottom 10% of Sociologists in United States earn:

$39,790

Historical salary

Source: U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics