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Sociologists Salary Information in Michigan

The average annual salaries for sociologists in the state of Michigan are shown in Table 1. The comparison of the salary statistics of sociologists among Michigan metropolitan areas is shown in Table 2. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2018 and published in April 2019 [1].

Table 1 & 2. Annual Salary of Sociologists in Michigan (2018 Survey)

Percentile bracketAverage annual salary
10th Percentile Wage
$53,510
25th Percentile Wage
$65,440
50th Percentile Wage
$77,170
75th Percentile Wage
$102,410
90th Percentile Wage
$136,710

Table 1 shows the average annual salary for sociologists in Michigan in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $136,710. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $77,170. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $53,510.

Median salary trend (2012 to 2018)

The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of sociologists from 2012 to 2018.

YearMedian SalaryYearly Growth6-Year Growth
2018
$77,170
9.94% 9.07%
2016
$69,500
12.47% -
2015
$60,830
-12.54% -
2014
$68,460
-9.29% -
2013
$74,820
6.21% -
2012
$70,170
- -

Table 3. Median Annual Salary of Sociologists in Michigan Cities (2018 Survey)

Table 3 shows the median annual salary of sociologists in some Michigan cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of sociologists in state of Michigan ranges from $49,580 to $79,000. The highest paying area for sociologists in Michigan is Detroit-Warren-Livonia with a median annual salary of $79,000. The second highest paying city/area in Michigan State is Ann Arbor (mean annual salary $73,400). The lowest paying area is Lansing-East Lansing with a median annual salary of $49,580.

Cities/Areas Median Annual Salary
Detroit-Warren-Livonia
$79,000
Ann Arbor
$73,400
Lansing-East Lansing
$49,580




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