Postsecondary Sociology Teacher Salary Information in New York

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary sociology teachers in the state of New York are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary sociology teachers among New York metropolitan areas 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 2016 and published in April 2017 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual & Hourly Salary of Postsecondary Sociology Teachers in New York

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$35,710
25th Percentile Wage
$52,070
50th Percentile Wage
$76,690
75th Percentile Wage
$114,710
90th Percentile Wage
$158,830

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary sociology teachers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $158,830. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $76,690. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $35,710.

Percentile BracketAverage Hourly Salary
10th Percentile Wage
No Data
25th Percentile Wage
No Data
50th Percentile Wage
No Data
75th Percentile Wage
No Data
90th Percentile Wage
No Data

Table 2 shows the average hourly salary for postsecondary sociology teachers in New York in 5 percentile scales. The average hourly salary of the 25th percentile is No Data.

Salary Trend (2012 to 2016)

The following table and chart show the trend of the median salary of postsecondary sociology teachers from 2012 to 2016.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth4-Year Growth
201676,690-1.10%4.68%
201577,5300.10%-
201477,450-0.83%-
201378,0906.39%-
201273,100--

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

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of postsecondary sociology teachers in some New York cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of postsecondary sociology teachers in state of New York ranges from $40,650 to $86,570. The highest paying area for postsecondary sociology teachers in New York is New York-White Plains-Wayne with a median annual salary of $86,570. The second highest paying city/area in New York State is New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island (mean annual salary $82,860). The lowest paying area is Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area with a median annual salary of $40,650.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
New York-White Plains-Wayne
$86,570
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$82,860
Syracuse
$75,780
Nassau-Suffolk
$70,420
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$70,150
Rochester
$67,930
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$66,890
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$62,370
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$61,890
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$56,930
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$40,650



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