Salary for Postsecondary Sociology Teachers

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Postsecondary sociology teachers educate graduate and undergraduate students in sociology by developing engaging lectures, homeworks and exams, and guiding student research, internship and teaching efforts. They may conduct research and publish their findings in peer-reviewed literature, and are expected to remain informed of the latest developments in their field. These professionals may specialize in subfields of sociology, and often hold doctoral degrees, although a Master's degree is the minimum requirement for this position.

A Postsecondary Sociology Teacher usually receives a compensation in a range of $38,910 to $145,990 based on education and experience. Sociology Teachers get average salaries of eigthy-five thousand one hundred and eigthy dollars on a yearly basis.

Sociology Teachers receive the highest salary in Rhode Island, where they can earn an average salary rate of just about $127,220. These professionals make the highest salary in Educational Services, where they earn an average pay rate of $85,180.

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The annual compensation for this career has gone up since 2004. Salaries have increased by an average of 50.79 percent nationwide in that time.


Postsecondary Sociology Teachers tend to make the most in the following industries:

Educational Services

In general, they earn less within the industries below:

Educational Services
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