Sociology Schools
In Amherst, Massachusetts

The city of Amherst has 3 schools where sociology faculty can find employment. The trends in Amherst's sociology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes sociology training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Amherst Vs. Massachusetts Sociology Employment

Amherst 40
Massachusetts 1,050

Exactly 40 of the 1,050 sociology professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Amherst. As the employment for sociology professionals in Amherst has increased, overall employment in Amherst has also increased.

Amherst Vs. Massachusetts Sociology employment growth

590 740 870 1,100 1,050
No data 90 110 No data 40
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Amherst

Sociology VS. All professions salaries in Amherst

No data $75,440 $72,450 No data $84,400
$41,780 $43,600 $47,470 No data $49,180
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology in Amherst
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Amherst

Amherst sociology professionals made $84,400 per year, on average, in 2010. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Amherst.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Amherst

10th percentile
$43,280
25th percentile
$56,620
50th percentile
$76,860
75th percentile
$112,280
90th percentile
$129,360

Amherst sociology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $76,860. The 10% of sociology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $43,280 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 199% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Amherst

Counseling
$70,000
Sports Psychology
$82,040
School Psychology
$82,040
Psychology
$82,040
Forensic Psychology
$82,040
Sociology
$84,400

On average sociology professionals in Amherst earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Amherst.

Educational Trends

Sociology schools in Amherst

3

There are 3 accredited sociology schools in the city. Many of Amherst's sociology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Sociology Programs Offered In Amherst

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total5

Amherst's sociology schools offer 5 sociology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Sociology Degrees In Amherst

associate
0
bachelor
169
master
3
doctor
3
Certificate
0
Total175

Approximately 175 students graduated from sociology courses in 2010.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Amherst, Massachusetts

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