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$57,352
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$3,052
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$4,000
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The average salary for a Sociologist is $57,352.
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$30k
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$57k
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$114k
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What is the Pay by Experience Level for Sociologists?

An entry-level Sociologist with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $40,695 based on 11 salaries. An early career Sociologist with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $54,000 based on 23 salaries. A mid-career Sociologist with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $51,923 based on 10 salaries. An experienced Sociologist with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $73,000 based on 9 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of $120,000.
Employees with Sociologist in their job title in Washington, District of Columbia earn an average of 21.9% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in New York, New York (13.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Los Angeles, California (14.3% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 55 survey responses.
Entry Level
20.0%
Early Career
41.8%
Mid Career
18.2%
Experienced
16.4%
Late Career
3.6%