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 6% less than similar careers in the United States. On average, they make less than political scientists but more than intelligence analysts.

Career Median Salary
Political scientist salary $123K
Sociologist salary $93K
Intelligence analyst salary $84K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)