Postsecondary Sociology Teacher Salary Information in Florida

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary sociology teachers in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary sociology teachers among Florida cities is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are 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 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Sociology Teachers in Florida

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$49,010
25th Percentile Wage
$63,240
50th Percentile Wage
$82,990
75th Percentile Wage
$99,650
90th Percentile Wage
$120,090

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary sociology teachers in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $120,090. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $82,990. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $49,010.

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.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$82,990
-7.90% -1.52%
2016
$89,550
11.51% -
2015
$79,240
11.48% -
2014
$70,140
-12.73% -
2013
$79,070
-6.55% -
2012
$84,250
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Postsecondary Sociology Teachers in Florida Cities

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary sociology teachers in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary sociology teachers in state of Florida ranges from $74,010 to $94,720. The highest paying area for postsecondary sociology teachers in Florida is West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach with a median annual salary of $94,720. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater (mean annual salary $94,360). The lowest paying area is Lakeland-Winter Haven with a median annual salary of $74,010.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach
$94,720
Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater
$94,360
Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall
$92,060
Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach
$86,400
Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford
$86,010
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach
$85,960
Lakeland-Winter Haven
$74,010




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