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 amongst New York 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 2017 and published in April 2018 [1].

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

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$37,510
25th Percentile Wage
$52,890
50th Percentile Wage
$74,580
75th Percentile Wage
$109,880
90th Percentile Wage
$159,840

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 $159,840. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $74,580. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $37,510.

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
$74,580
-2.83% 1.98%
2016
$76,690
-1.10% -
2015
$77,530
0.10% -
2014
$77,450
-0.83% -
2013
$78,090
6.39% -
2012
$73,100
- -

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 Ithaca (mean annual salary $85,400). 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
Ithaca
$85,400
New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island
$78,220
Syracuse
$74,480
Albany-Schenectady-Troy
$73,320
Central New York nonmetropolitan area
$72,730
Nassau-Suffolk
$67,030
Buffalo-Niagara Falls
$65,660
Capital-Northern New York nonmetropolitan area
$62,370
Rochester
$58,230
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown
$56,930
Southwest New York nonmetropolitan area
$40,650




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