Sociologist earnings by seniority

Approximate values based on highest and lowest earning segments.

Sociologist salary by state

State Name Average Salary
Arizona $70,080
California $97,200
Florida $78,840
Illinois $75,290
Massachusetts $95,780
Maryland $52,510
Michigan $77,170
North Carolina $93,850
New Jersey $91,930
New York $62,680
Ohio $64,940
Oregon $93,490
Pennsylvania $121,470
South Dakota $38,390
Texas $37,130
Utah $71,400
Washington $75,670
Wisconsin $75,860

How do sociologist salaries compare to similar careers?

Sociologists earn 6% less than similar careers in Florida. On average, they make less than political scientists but more than intelligence analysts.

Career Median Salary
Political scientist salary $88K
Sociologist salary $79K
Intelligence analyst salary $64K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)