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Sociology Professors in Wisconsin

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

5.4% Jobs Projection
$78,800 Median Salary
50 Job Openings

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

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

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

How Many Sociology Professors Work in Wisconsin?

There were approximately 250 workers employed as Sociology Professors in this state in 2018.

There were 270 Sociology Professors employed in this state in 2017.

That’s a decline of 20 jobs between 2017 and 2018.

Sociology Professors in WI Employment Trend

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

Sociology Professors in WI vs. the Average State

Job Projections for Wisconsin

Jobs for Sociology Professors in this state are growing at a rate of 5.4% which is slower than the nationwide estimated projection of 9.5%.

Job Projections for Sociology Professors: Nation vs. WI

Wisconsin Annual Job Openings

The BLS is projecting 50 annual Sociology Professors job openings in Wisconsin, and 590 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 Wisconsin?

In 2018 wages for Sociology Professors ranged from $47,270 to $131,170 with $78,800 being the median annual salary.

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

Sociology Professors Earnings: WI vs. National Average

Top Wisconsin 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
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI 470 $68,370
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 130 $78,630
Duluth, MN-WI 50 $73,230

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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Occupation WI Employment Total
Psychology Professors 480
Political Science Professors 210
Economics Professors 200
Area, Ethnic, and Cultural Studies Professors 160
Geography Professors 160
Anthropology and Archeology Professors 150

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