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Sociologists in Wisconsin

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

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.

Sociologists Earnings: WI vs. National Average

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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