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 New York. On average, they make less than bioinformatics scientists but more than hydrologists.

Career Median Salary
Bioinformatics scientist salary $99K
Geneticist salary $99K
Neuropsychologist salary $111K
Animal scientist salary $102K
Scientist salary $92K
Sociologist salary $85K
Biochemist salary $83K
Food science technologist salary $85K
Industrial ecologist salary $80K
Hydrologist salary $82K

Source: CareerExplorer (Aggregated)