Sociologist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Sociologist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Oregon $93,490
New York $84,770
Maryland $82,710
Massachusetts $82,220
Ohio $82,220
New Jersey $76,170
Wisconsin $75,860
Washington $75,670
Florida $75,000
Utah $71,400
Minnesota $64,670
Michigan $61,780
Arizona $61,570
Indiana $56,880
South Dakota $38,390
Texas $37,130
Pennsylvania $121,470
Illinois $105,630
California $104,590
North Carolina $100,530

How do sociologist salaries compare to similar careers?

Sociologists earn about the same as related careers in the United States. On average, they make less than nanotechnology engineers but more than intelligence analysts.

Career Median Salary
Nanotechnology engineer salary $101K
Materials scientist salary $100K
Geologist salary $84K
Biostatistician salary $96K
Neuropsychologist salary $103K
Sociologist salary $93K
Scientist salary $87K
Hydrologist salary $84K
Biologist salary $83K
Intelligence analyst salary $84K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)