Sociology Schools In Alabama

There are 21 accredited sociology schools in Alabama for faculty who teach sociology classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in sociology in the state of Alabama, which encompasses sociology training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Sociology
  • Masters degree in Sociology
  • PhD degree in Sociology


Schools

  1. Alabama A & M University

    4900 Meridian St, Normal, Alabama 35762

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  2. University of Alabama at Birmingham

    Administration Bldg Suite 1070, Birmingham, Alabama 35294-0110

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of Alabama in Huntsville

    301 Sparkman Dr, Huntsville, Alabama 35899

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Alabama State University

    915 S Jackson Street, Montgomery, Alabama 36101-0271

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  5. The University of Alabama

    739 University Blvd, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35487-0166

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Athens State University

    300 N Beaty St, Athens, Alabama 35611

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  7. Auburn University at Montgomery

    7440 East Drive, Montgomery, Alabama 36117-3596

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  8. Auburn University

    Auburn, Alabama, Auburn University, Alabama 36849

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  9. Birmingham Southern College

    900 Arkadelphia Road, Birmingham, Alabama 35254

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  10. Faulkner University

    5345 Atlanta Hwy, Montgomery, Alabama 36109-3378

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  11. Jacksonville State University

    700 Pelham Road North, Jacksonville, Alabama 36265

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  12. University of West Alabama

    Station One, Livingston, Alabama 35470

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  13. University of Mobile

    5735 College Parkway Drive, Mobile, Alabama 36613-2842

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  14. University of Montevallo

    Station 6001, Montevallo, Alabama 35115-6000

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  15. University of North Alabama

    One Harrison Plaza, Florence, Alabama 35632-0001

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  16. Samford University

    800 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35229-2240

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  17. University of South Alabama

    307 N University Blvd, Mobile, Alabama 36688-0002

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  18. Spring Hill College

    4000 Dauphin St, Mobile, Alabama 36608-1791

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  19. Talladega College

    627 W Battle St, Talladega, Alabama 35160

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  20. Troy University

    University Avenue, Troy, Alabama 36082-0001

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  21. Tuskegee University

    Kresge Center, 3rd Floor, Tuskegee, Alabama 36088-1920

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Alabama Vs. National Sociology Employment

Alabama 130
National 21,140

Of all of the sociology professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Alabama.

Employment Growth for Sociology professionals In Alabama

220 130 130 120 130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of sociology professionals is shrinking in Alabama. In 2010 there were 90 less sociology professionals working in Alabama than there were in 2006. Thus, in Alabama, this field has shrunk by 41% in four years. This decline is faster than the national trend for sociology professionals which shows a 8% increase in the number of sociology professionals working around the nation.

Sociology VS. All Professions salaries in Alabama

$51,900 $54,560 $58,340 $61,930 $59,450
$39,917 $41,500 $42,923 $44,323 $46,099
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Alabama, as the number of sociology professionals is declining, the salaries earned by sociology professionals are increasing. In 2006 sociology professionals made a mean salary of $51,900 per year, and in 2010 they made $59,450 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Alabama

10th percentile
$24,080
25th percentile
$45,590
50th percentile
$57,380
75th percentile
$73,810
90th percentile
$90,980

Thus, sociology professionals' salaries grew by 13% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In Alabama state, within the field of sociology, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid sociology professionals earn 278% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Alabama

Counseling
$45,330
Criminology
$51,545
Forensic Psychology
$81,270
Mental Health
$31,502
Psychology
$81,270
School Psychology
$71,830
Sociology
$59,450
Sports Psychology
$71,830

In Alabama, sociology professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Sociology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Alabama

associate
0
bachelor
21
master
3
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total25

The number of students graduating from the 21 accredited sociology schools in Alabama is decreasing. In Alabama, there were 249 graduates in 2006. And there were 196 graduates from sociology courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of sociology school degree or certificate graduates in Alabama by 21%. 84% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in sociology.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Alabama

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