The annual and hourly salary statistics of postsecondary sociology teachers in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The wage statistics of postsecondary sociology teachers in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara is based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$66,490|
|25th Percentile Wage||$77,980|
|50th Percentile Wage||$97,220|
|75th Percentile Wage||$120,940|
|90th Percentile Wage||$153,060|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary sociology teachers in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $153,060. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $97,220. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent earners is $66,490.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary sociology teachers from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||4-Year Growth|
From Table 3 we note that the median annual salary of $97,220 in San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara 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 Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara is 18.1 percent (18.1%) lower than that in the highest paying Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine and 14.5 percent (14.5%) higher than that in the lowest paying San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine|| |
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario|| |
|San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara|| |
|San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana|| |
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Glendale|| |
|San Francisco-San Mateo-Redwood City|| |
|San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos|| |