Postsecondary Sociology Teacher Salary Information in Rhode Island

The average annual and hourly salaries for postsecondary sociology teachers in the state of Rhode Island are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of postsecondary sociology teachers among Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island

Percentile BracketAverage Annual Salary
10th Percentile Wage
$65,300
25th Percentile Wage
$74,920
50th Percentile Wage
$94,900
75th Percentile Wage
$140,580
90th Percentile Wage
$191,260

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for postsecondary sociology teachers in Rhode Island in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $191,260. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $94,900. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $65,300.

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
$94,900
-48.38% 13.40%
2016
$140,810
1.38% -
2015
$138,870
4.17% -
2014
$133,080
37.19% -
2013
$83,590
1.69% -
2012
$82,180
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