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Sociologists in Utah

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

$71,400 Median Salary
  • Sociologists in Utah earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Sociologists Work in Utah?

There were approximately 60 workers employed as Sociologists in this state in 2018.

There were 50 Sociologists employed in this state in 2017.

That’s growth of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


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


What do Sociologists Make in Utah?

In 2018 wages for Sociologists ranged from $52,920 to $96,720 with $71,400 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $25.44 to $46.5. The median hourly rate was $34.33.

In 2017 the median pay for this field was $30.43 an hour.

The hourly rate grew by $3.90.

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


Top Utah Metros for Sociologists

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Salt Lake City, UT 30 $69,710

Top States for Sociologists Employment

View the list below to see 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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