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Sociologists in Michigan

Considering a career as a Sociologist in Michigan?

$77,170 Median Salary
10 Job Openings
  • Sociologists in Michigan earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Sociologists Work in Michigan?

110 people worked as Sociologists in 2018 in this state.

The typical state has 75 Sociologists working in it, which means Michigan has more Sociologists than average.


Job Projections for Michigan

Jobs for Sociologists in this state are not growing or decreasing, which is similar to nationwide of 0.0% growth.


Michigan 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 Michigan?

In 2018 wages for Sociologists ranged from $53,510 to $136,710 with $77,170 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.73 to $65.73. The median hourly rate was $37.1.

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


Top Michigan Metros for Sociologists

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Detroit-Warren-Dearborn, MI 100 $79,000

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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