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Sociologists in New Jersey

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$91,930 Median Salary
  • Sociologists in New Jersey earn higher salaries than the typical U.S. wage earner.

How Many Sociologists Work in New Jersey?

40 people worked as Sociologists in 2018 in this state.

There were 50 Sociologists employed in this state in 2017.

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


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


What do Sociologists Make in New Jersey?

In 2018 wages for Sociologists ranged from $48,220 to $161,590 with $91,930 being the median annual salary.

Broken down to an hourly rate, workers in this field made anywhere from $23.19 to $77.69. The median hourly rate was $44.2.

Workers in this field were paid a median of $44.44 an hour in 2017.

The hourly rate declined by $0.24.

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


Top New Jersey Metros for Sociologists

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

Metro Number Employed Annual Median Salary
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA 170 $59,400
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 40 $115,220

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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