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Sociologists in Wisconsin

Want to work in Wisconsin as a Sociologist? Read this first!

22.2% Jobs Projection
$75,860 Median Salary
30 Job Openings

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

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

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

What do Sociologists Make in Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Sociologists ranged from $33,900 to $133,440 with $75,860 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $16.3 to $64.16. The median hourly rate was $36.47.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $28.22 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate grew by $8.25.

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


Top Wisconsin Metros for Sociologists

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 360 $75,020

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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