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17.8% Jobs Projection
$79,180 Median Salary
230 Job Openings

You’re in luck! Jobs for Sociology Professors in New York are projected to grow and these jobs tend to pay higher than average.

  • Projected employment for Sociology Professors in New York is growing faster than average.

  • Sociology Professors in New York earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Sociology Professors Work in New York?

There were approximately 1,290 workers employed as Sociology Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 1,360 Sociology Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 70 jobs between 2017 and 2018.


The typical state has 210 Sociology Professors working in it, which means New York has more Sociology Professors than average.


Job Projections for New York

Jobs for Sociology Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 17.8% which is faster than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.5%.


New York Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 230 annual Sociology Professors job openings in New York, and 2,780 total jobs in the year 2026.

Nationwide, the prediction is 1,600 annual jobs and 19,600 total jobs in 2026.

What do Sociology Professors Make in New York?

In 2018 wages for Sociology Professors ranged from $38,810 to $162,310 with $79,180 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in New York is higher than the nationwide median salary.


Top New York Metros for Sociology Professors

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 1,150 $81,330
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 90 $86,750
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Niagara Falls, NY 90 $66,930
Syracuse, NY 70 $85,210
Rochester, NY 40 $57,530

Top States for Sociology Professors Employment

The table below shows the states where most Sociology Professors work.

State Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York 1,290 $79,180
Texas 1,010 $74,280
California 970 $90,330
Pennsylvania 800 $74,180
Massachusetts 730 $75,600
Ohio 620 $80,210
Illinois 610 $69,450
Michigan 580 $81,000
North Carolina 500 $66,370
New Jersey 480 $81,960
Tennessee 450 $19,440
Virginia 430 $66,800
Washington 340 $62,980
Indiana 320 $73,470
Colorado 290 $62,890
Utah 270 $89,370
Minnesota 270 $76,370
Wisconsin 250 $78,800
Kansas 250 $68,710
South Carolina 240 $61,690

Below are the states where Sociology Professors get paid the most:

State Annual Median Salary
District of Columbia $116,760
Rhode Island $96,700
California $90,330
New Hampshire $89,510
Utah $89,370
Florida $88,540
Connecticut $85,020
Arizona $84,300
New Jersey $81,960
Michigan $81,000

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