Sociologist Salary (United States)

A Sociologist earns an average salary of $61,042 per year.
Sociologist Salary (?
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$26,631 - $144,798
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $61,041
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National Salary Data

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$26,631 - $144,798  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $10,304  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$24,278 - $146,028  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 3 Sep 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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Experience Affects Sociologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 122%
National Average
$55,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
58%
female alumni
 
Male
42%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
28%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
11%
20 years or more
15%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 83% dental benefits Dental: 55%
vision benefits Vision: 45% employee benefits None: 17%