Sociologist Salary

A Sociologist earns an average salary of $61,825 per year.

$30,213 - $143,008
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$30K
$62K
$140K
MEDIAN: $61,825
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$24,730 - $140,194  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 12 Jan 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 47
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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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Experience Affects Sociologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 69%

Mid-Career
up arrow 2%

National Average
$60,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
60 %
Male
40 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
21%
1-4 years
40%
5-9 years
17%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
17%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 61%
medical benefits
Vision: 46%
dental benefits
None: 21%
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