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Sociology Professors in Rhode Island

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Sociology Professors in Rhode Island

Considering a career as a Sociology Professor in Rhode Island?

$96,700 Median Salary
10 Job Openings
  • Sociology Professors in Rhode Island earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Sociology Professors Work in Rhode Island?

60 people worked as Sociology Professors in 2018 in this state.

There were 70 Sociology Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 10 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Sociology Professors in RI Employment Trend

The typical state has 210 Sociology Professors working in it, which means Rhode Island has fewer Sociology Professors than average.

Sociology Professors in RI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Rhode Island

Jobs for Sociology Professors in this state are not projected to grow or decrease, but nationwide they are growing at a rate of 9.5%.

Job Projections for Sociology Professors: Nation vs. RI

Rhode Island Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 10 annual Sociology Professors job openings in Rhode Island, and 110 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 Rhode Island?

In 2018 wages for Sociology Professors ranged from $65,330 to $195,920 with $96,700 being the median annual salary.

The median salary in Rhode Island is higher than the nationwide median salary.

Sociology Professors Earnings: RI vs. National Average

Top Rhode Island 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
Providence-Warwick, RI-MA 70 $95,140

Top States for Sociology Professors Employment

View the list below to see 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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Occupation RI Employment Total
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