A Sociologist earns an average salary of $50,000 per year.

$23,140 - $107,510
(Median)
$23K
$50K
$110K
MEDIAN: $50,000
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MEDIAN: $12.00
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
Salary
$23,140 - $107,510  
   
Bonus
$1,500  
Total Pay (?
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$20,555 - $97,022  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | Individuals Reporting: 31
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$17$34$51
Hourly Rate
$12.00  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$50K$100K$150K
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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$20,555 - $97,022  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 28 Oct 2016 | 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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Experience Affects Sociologist Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 111%

Entry-Level
up arrow 9%

National Average
$48,000

Mid-Career
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 3 votes.

Gender

Female
43 %
Male
57 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
8%
1-4 years
39%
5-9 years
39%
10-19 years
6%
20 years or more
8%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 57%
dental benefits
Dental: 50%
medical benefits
Vision: 43%
dental benefits
None: 43%
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