Sociologist Salary

A Sociologist earns an average salary of $55,000 per year.

$24,179 - $96,299
$24K
$55K
$96K
MEDIAN: $55,000
10%
50%
90%

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$9.50 - $27.50
$15
MEDIAN: $15.00
50%

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National Salary Data (?
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$0$33K$66K$99K
Salary
$24,179 - $96,299  
   
Bonus
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$23,868 - $93,028  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 37
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$16$32$48
Hourly Rate
$15.00  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$32K$64K$96K
Bonus
$1,500  
   
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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$23,868 - $93,028  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 5

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Job Description for Sociologist

Sociologists study humans in groups and how they respond to the world. Sociologists may spend their days researching many types of human activity, from racial and sexual matters to how our roles play into society as a whole. Large amounts of research and gathering of data are common in this position.

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Key Stats for Sociologist

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.
Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
7%
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Years in Fields/Career:
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Experience Affects Sociologist Salaries

Late-Career
▲93%

Entry-Level
▲9%

National Average
$52,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 5 votes.

Gender

Female
40 %
Male
60 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
12%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
33%
10-19 years
7%
20 years or more
7%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 59%
dental benefits
Dental: 47%
vision benefits
Vision: 29%
no benefits
None: 41%