Sociology Schools
In Boston, Massachusetts

Sociology faculty can choose to work at one of 7 sociology schools in Boston. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in sociology in the city of Boston, which encompasses sociology training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Sociology Employment

Boston 690
Massachusetts 1,050

Exactly 690 of the 1,050 sociology professionals employed in Massachusetts, work in Boston. Between 2006 and 2010, in Boston, there has been a 138% growth in the number of sociology professionals. As the employment for sociology professionals in Boston has increased, overall employment in Boston has also increased.

Boston Vs. Massachusetts Sociology employment growth

590 740 870 1,100 1,050
290 390 520 750 690
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Massachusetts
  • Dark Yellow: Boston

Sociology VS. All professions salaries in Boston

$68,085 $74,580 $66,310 $71,530 $70,050
$52,100 $54,000 $56,060 $58,330 $59,410
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology in Boston
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Boston

As the number of sociology professionals in Boston has grown, salaries for sociology professionals have also increased. In 2010 an average salary of $70,050 per year was earned by sociology professionals in Boston. The average salary for sociology professionals in Boston was $68,085 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of sociology professionals in Boston is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Boston

10th percentile
$39,540
25th percentile
$51,410
50th percentile
$66,830
75th percentile
$85,210
90th percentile
$103,880

Boston sociology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $66,830. The 10% of sociology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $39,540 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $103,880 per year.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Boston

Mental Health
$41,308
Counseling
$51,600
Sociology
$70,050
Criminology
$71,195
Sports Psychology
$72,780
School Psychology
$72,780
Forensic Psychology
$75,720
Psychology
$80,153
Organizational Psychology
$89,020

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

Educational Trends

Sociology schools in Boston

7

There are 7 accredited sociology schools in the city. Many of Boston's sociology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Sociology Programs Offered In Boston

associate
1
bachelor
6
master
3
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total12

Boston's sociology schools offer 12 sociology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Sociology Degrees In Boston

associate
6
bachelor
218
master
21
doctor
6
Certificate
0
Total251

Approximately 251 students graduated from sociology courses in 2010.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Boston, Massachusetts

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