Sociology Schools
In Ashland, Virginia

The city of Ashland has only one school where sociology faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of sociology and sociology education in Ashland, which includes sociology training at the sociology bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Ashland Vs. Virginia Sociology Employment

Ashland 30
Virginia 420

Of the 420 sociology professionals employed in Virginia, 30 work in Ashland. There has been a 50% decline in the number of sociology professionals in Ashland between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of sociology professionals in Ashland has decreased, overall employment in Ashland has increased.

Ashland Vs. Virginia Sociology employment growth

440 580 430 460 420
60 60 40 40 30
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Ashland

Sociology VS. All professions salaries in Ashland

$49,020 $52,850 $56,890 $49,280 $47,200
$39,450 $40,760 $42,550 $43,740 $44,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology in Ashland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Ashland

Salaries for sociology professionals in Ashland have decreased. Ashland sociology professionals made $47,200 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, sociology professionals in Ashland made an average salary of $49,020 per year. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Ashland.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Ashland

10th percentile
$27,240
25th percentile
$31,490
50th percentile
$42,600
75th percentile
$61,210
90th percentile
$70,690

Sociology professionals make a median salary of $42,600 per year in Ashland. The difference in pay between the sociology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 160%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $27,240 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $70,690 per year.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Ashland

Mental Health
$35,476
Counseling
$44,706
Sociology
$47,200
Criminology
$58,050
School Psychology
$62,890
Sports Psychology
$62,890
Psychology
$71,520
Forensic Psychology
$71,520

On average sociology professional salaries in Ashland are lower than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Sociology schools in Ashland

1

Many of Ashland's sociology professionals are graduates of the only accredited sociology school in the city.

Sociology Programs Offered In Ashland

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in sociology offered by Ashland's sociology school.

Student Completed Sociology Degrees In Ashland

associate
0
bachelor
21
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total21

In 2010 approximately 21 students completed sociology courses.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Ashland, Virginia

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