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
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MEDIAN: $61,041
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National Salary Data

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Salary
$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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$24,204 - $141,090  
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Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 52
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Experience Affects Sociologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 86%
National Average
$54,000
Entry-Level
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Gender
Female
61%
female alumni
 
Male
39%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
25%
1-4 years
38%
5-9 years
10%
10-19 years
10%
20 years or more
17%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 84% dental benefits Dental: 56%
vision benefits Vision: 47% employee benefits None: 16%
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