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2021 Sociologists Salary Guide

Study human society and social behavior by examining the groups and social institutions that people form, as well as various social, religious, political, and business organizations. May study the behavior and interaction of groups, trace their origin and growth, and analyze the influence of group activities on individual members.

Sociologists Salary 2021

Salary

$86.1K

Growth

4%

Bright Outlook

Average

Green

No

How Much Do Sociologists Make 2021?

Percentile 10% 25% 50% (Median) 75% 90%
Annual Wage $52,640 $65,680 $86,110 $111,910 $143,020
Hourly Wage $25.31 $31.58 $41.40 $53.80 $68.76

How Much Do Sociologists Make 2021?

Percentile
10%
25%
50% (Median)
75%
90%
Annual Wage
$52,640
$65,680
$86,110
$111,910
$143,020
Hourly Wage
$25.31
$31.58
$41.40
$53.80
$68.76

What Do Sociologists Do?

Study human society and social behavior by examining the groups and social institutions that people form, as well as various social, religious, political, and business organizations. May study the behavior and interaction of groups, trace their origin and growth, and analyze the influence of group activities on individual members.

Also known as:

Research Associate, Research Coordinator, Research Scientist, Research Specialist, Social Scientist, Sociologist

  • Conduct research on social issues.
  • Interpret research or operational data.
  • Collect information from people through observation, interviews, or surveys.
  • Prepare scientific or technical reports or presentations.
  • Conduct research on social issues.
  • Plan social sciences research.
  • Instruct college students in social sciences or humanities disciplines.
  • Develop methods of social or economic research.
  • Present research results to others.
  • Conduct research on social issues.
  • Collect information from people through observation, interviews, or surveys.
  • Supervise scientific or technical personnel.
  • Advise others on matters of public policy.
  • Design psychological or educational treatment procedures or programs.
  • Coordinate cross-disciplinary research programs.

Sociologists Job Outlook

Location 2019 Employment 2029 Employment Percent change Annual projected job openings
United States 3,200 3,300 4% 300

Sociologists Job Outlook

Location
2019 Employment
2029 Employment
Percent change
Annual projected job openings
United States
3,200
3,300
4%
300

Sociologists Schooling & Experience

  • Master's degree
  • No work experience
  • No on-the-job training

Sociologists Schools

School Program Name Location Length / Graduates
Abilene Christian University Sociology Abilene, TX 4 years: 6
Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Rural Sociology Tifton, GA 4 years: 6
Adams State University Sociology Alamosa, CO 4 years: 16
Adams State University Criminology Alamosa, CO 4 years: 1
Adelphi University Sociology Garden City, NY 4 years: 10
Adler University Criminology Chicago, IL More than 4 years: 7
Adrian College Sociology Adrian, MI 2 years: 0
4 years: 0
Alabama A & M University Sociology Normal, AL 4 years: 4
Albany State University Sociology Albany, GA 4 years: 9
Albertus Magnus College Sociology New Haven, CT 4 years: 1
4 years: 14

Sociologists Schools

School
Program Name
Location
Length / Graduates
Sociology
Abilene, TX
4 years: 6
Rural Sociology
Tifton, GA
4 years: 6
Sociology
Alamosa, CO
4 years: 16
Criminology
Alamosa, CO
4 years: 1
Sociology
Garden City, NY
4 years: 10
Criminology
Chicago, IL
More than 4 years: 7
Sociology
Adrian, MI
2 years: 0
4 years: 0
Sociology
Normal, AL
4 years: 4
Sociology
Albany, GA
4 years: 9
Sociology
New Haven, CT
4 years: 1
4 years: 14

Sociologists Jobs .

Job Title Company Location Date Posted Federal Contractor
Technical Writer Alteryx, Inc. Broomfield, Colorado 09/18/2021 No

Sociologists Jobs .

Job Title
Company
Location
Date Posted
Federal Contractor
Alteryx, Inc.
Broomfield, Colorado
09/18/2021
No

Sociologists Salary Guide 2021

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