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How much does a Sociologist make in Washington?

Average Sociologist Hourly Wage in Washington

Sociologists earn a median hourly wage of $33.03. Hourly wages typically start from $25.85 and go up to $46.27.

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

Average Sociologist Yearly Salary in Washington

Sociologists earn a median salary of $68,700 per year. Salaries typically start from $53,760 and go up to $96,230.

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

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Employment Type Mix

57%
Full-Time
43%
Part-Time

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Salary Satisfaction

2.7
SCORE
159
RATINGS
Sociologists average a score of 2.7 out of 5 on our salary satisfaction scale. This places Sociologists in the 17th percentile of salary satisfaction.

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Sociologist Earnings by Seniority

Top End Sociologist Earnings

The highest earning Sociologists in Washington earn:

$46.27
an hour
$96,230
per year
Senior Sociologist Earnings

Senior Sociologists in Washington earn:

$36.96
an hour
$76,880
per year
Experienced Sociologist Earnings

Experienced Sociologists in Washington earn:

$33.03
an hour
$68,700
per year
Junior Sociologist Earnings

Junior Sociologists in Washington earn:

$28.56
an hour
$59,400
per year
Starting Sociologist Earnings

Starting Sociologists in Washington earn:

$25.85
an hour
$53,760
per year

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

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Sociologist salary comparison

Sociologists earn less than 66% percent of Science careers in Washington. Sociologist salaries are in the bottom % of all careers in Washington.

Nanotechnology Engineer Salary in Washington $96k
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Urban Planner Salary in Washington $77k
Climate Change Analyst Salary in Washington $71k
Sociologist Salary $68k
Environmental Technician Salary in Washington $60k
Conservation Scientist Salary in Washington $52k
Forest and Conservation Worker Salary in Washington $28k
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Historical salary for Sociologists in Washington

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