Quote Originally Posted by Khedrac View Post
Yes, caster level is caster level - compare this with Cure Moderate Wounds which is a third level spell for a druid so gained at 5th level (and for paladin as half caster levels don't count) but a 2nd level spell for a cleric gained at 3rd level (or 4th for a Favored Soul).
Paladin and ranger are exactly the reason why I wasn't sure. They have a caster level that's not equal to their character level, so it was conceivable to me that the Sorcerer could be similarly shafted, though I was pretty sure this wasn't true.