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Sociologists in Florida

Is Florida a good place for you to work as a Sociologist?

22.2% Jobs Projection
$78,840 Median Salary
10 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Sociologists in Florida are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Sociologists in Florida is growing faster than average.

  • Sociologists in Florida earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Sociologists Work in Florida?

In 2018, there were 50 Sociologists working in the state.

There were 80 Sociologists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 30 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 75 Sociologists working in it, which means Florida has fewer Sociologists than average.


Job Projections for Florida

Jobs for Sociologists in this state are growing at a rate of 22.2% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 0.0%.


Florida Annual Job Openings

The BLS estimates there will be 10 annual job openings, and 110 total jobs in 2026 for Sociologists in this state.

Nationwide, the prediction is 300 annual jobs and 3,500 total jobs in 2026.

What do Sociologists Make in Florida?

In 2018 wages for Sociologists ranged from $55,000 to $102,460 with $78,840 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $26.44 to $49.26. The median hourly rate was $37.9.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $36.5 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $1.40.

The median salary in Florida is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top Florida Metros for Sociologists

The table below shows some of the metros in this state with the most Sociologists.

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach, FL 50 $80,810

Top States for Sociologists Employment

The table below shows the states where most Sociologists work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
California 1,070 $97,200
Illinois 350 $75,290
New York 190 $62,680
Massachusetts 120 $95,780
Michigan 110 $77,170
Ohio 90 $64,940
Washington 80 $75,670
North Carolina 70 $93,850
Utah 60 $71,400
Maryland 60 $52,510
Pennsylvania 60 $120,900
Florida 50 $78,840
New Jersey 40 $91,930
South Dakota 30 $38,390

Below are the states where Sociologists get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
Pennsylvania $120,900
California $97,200
Massachusetts $95,780
North Carolina $93,850
New Jersey $91,930
Florida $78,840
Michigan $77,170
Wisconsin $75,860
Washington $75,670
Illinois $75,290

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