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Sociologists Salary in Sector of Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government)

The salary statistics of sociologists in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) are shown in Table 1. In Table 2 we compare sociologists salaries in different industries within the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector.

Average Annual Salary of Sociologists

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$34,970
25th Percentile Wage
$56,390
50th Percentile Wage
$70,940
75th Percentile Wage
$85,560
90th Percentile Wage
$107,990

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sociologists in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government). The salaries are shown in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) sociologists is $107,990. The median annual salary (50th percentile) is $70,940. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent paid sociologists is $34,970.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2017)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of sociologists in the industry sector of other services (except federal, state, and local government) from 2012 to 2017. Note that there is no salary data for some years between 2012 and 2017.

YearMedian Salary Growth5-Year Growth
2017
$70,940
5.13% 25.63%
2016
$67,300
1.37% -
2015
$66,380
20.52% -
2012
$52,760
- -

Compare Sociologists Salary in Different Industries within the Other Services (except Federal, State, and Local Government) Sector

The average salaries of sociologists in two industries in the other services (except federal, state, and local government) sector are shown below. For detailed sociologists salary information in a particular industry, use the links provided below.

Industry Name Median Annual Salary
Religious, Grantmaking, Civic, Professional, and Similar Organizations
$70,940
Social Advocacy Organizations
$69,700

Data source: The national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].




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