Sociology Schools
In Atlanta, Georgia

Sociology faculty can choose to work at one of 6 sociology schools in Atlanta. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in sociology in the city of Atlanta, which encompasses sociology training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Sociology Employment

Atlanta 290
Georgia 560

Exactly 290 of Georgia's 560 sociology professionals work in Atlanta. The number of sociology professionals in Atlanta has grown by 107% from 2006 to 2010. As the number of sociology professionals in Atlanta has increased, overall employment in Atlanta has also increased.

Atlanta Vs. Georgia Sociology employment growth

330 400 470 510 560
140 170 200 270 290
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Georgia
  • Dark Yellow: Atlanta

Sociology VS. All professions salaries in Atlanta

$61,660 $69,530 $66,450 $62,770 $58,170
$40,930 $42,170 $44,170 $45,520 $46,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology in Atlanta
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Atlanta

Salaries for sociology professionals in Atlanta have decreased. In 2010 Atlanta sociology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $58,170. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for sociology professionals in Atlanta was $61,660 per year. The decline in the salary of sociology professionals in Atlanta is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Atlanta

10th percentile
$24,690
25th percentile
$39,920
50th percentile
$53,290
75th percentile
$68,660
90th percentile
$91,940

Sociology professionals in Atlanta earn a median salary of $53,290 per year. The 10% of sociology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $24,690 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 272% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Atlanta

Mental Health
$35,858
Criminology
$46,815
Counseling
$50,568
Sociology
$58,170
School Psychology
$70,100
Sports Psychology
$70,100
Psychology
$70,940
Forensic Psychology
$70,940

On average sociology professional salaries in Atlanta are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Sociology schools in Atlanta

6

There are 6 accredited sociology schools in the city. Many of Atlanta's sociology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Sociology Programs Offered In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
6
master
3
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total11

There are a total of 11 degree and certificate programs in sociology offered by Atlanta's sociology schools.

Student Completed Sociology Degrees In Atlanta

associate
0
bachelor
336
master
6
doctor
19
Certificate
0
Total361

Approximately 361 students graduated from sociology courses in 2010.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Atlanta, Georgia

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