Sociologists Salary in United States (2024)

The average salary for Sociologists in the United States is around $101310 per year.

How much do Sociologists make in the United States?

In the United States, Sociologists earn an average hourly wage of $48.71 and a mean annual wage of $101310.

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Sociologists earnings by experience

For Sociologists positions in the United States, hourly wages vary widely. The 10th percentile earns approximately $27.64 per hour, while those at the 25th percentile earn about $34.46 per hour. The median hourly wage stands at $47.4, and at the 75th percentile, it increases to $61.02. The top earners, at the 90th percentile, command an impressive $79.83 hourly.

When considering annual wages for Sociologists roles, the distribution remains diverse. At the 10th percentile, workers earn around $57490 annually, while those at the 25th percentile make about $71680 annually. The median annual wage, however, is $98590. For the 75th percentile, the figure rises to $126920, and at the 90th percentile, it peaks at $166040 per year.

Earnings for Starting level Sociologists

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Earnings for Senior-level Sociologists

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Earnings for Top-level Sociologists

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Occupational Employment and Wage Statistics by U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (Last updated: May 2023)