Sociologist Salary (United States)

A Sociologist earns an average salary of $61,042 per year.
Sociologist Total Pay (?
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$26,189 - $142,983
(Median)
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MEDIAN: $61,041
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National Salary Data

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$26,189 - $142,983  
   
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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$24,126 - $141,804  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 5 Aug 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 51
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Experience Affects Sociologist Salaries

Late-Career
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National Average
$55,000
Entry-Level
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Job Satisfaction

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Gender

Female
58%
female alumni
 
Male
42%
male alumni

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
27%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
8%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
16%

Common Health Benefits

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