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Postsecondary Sociology Teacher Salary Information in San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California

The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary sociology teachers in San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage data of postsecondary sociology teachers in San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

Table 1 & Table 2. Annual & Hourly Salaries of Postsecondary Sociology Teachers in San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$58,450
25th Percentile Wage
$71,320
50th Percentile Wage
$87,540
75th Percentile Wage
$113,900
90th Percentile Wage
$149,360

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary sociology teachers in San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $149,360. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $87,540. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $58,450.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary sociology teachers from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth4-Year Growth
2016
$87,540
9.54% 0.00%
2015
$79,190
-0.90% -
2014
$79,900
-9.56% -
2012
$87,540
- -

Table 3. Compare Postsecondary Sociology Teacher Salary in San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City with Other California Cities

From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $87,540 in San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City is in the middle of salary range for postsecondary sociology teachers in state of California. In comparison, the annual salary of postsecondary sociology teachers in San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City is 26.3 percent (26.3%) lower than that in the highest paying Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine and 5.0 percent (5.0%) higher than that in the lowest paying San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine
$118,740
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario
$117,450
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara
$97,220
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont
$93,160
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville
$91,470
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana
$90,530
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale
$89,320
San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City
$87,540
Oakland-Fremont-Hayward
$84,700
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos
$83,160



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