Sociology Schools
In Dekalb, Illinois

In Dekalb, there is only one sociology 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 Dekalb, which includes sociology training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Sociology
  • Masters degree in Sociology


Statistics

Professional Trends

Dekalb Vs. Illinois Sociology Employment

Dekalb 340
Illinois 570

Exactly 340 of Illinois' 570 sociology professionals work in Dekalb. The number of sociology professionals in Dekalb has shrunk by 62% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for sociology professionals in Dekalb has decreased, overall employment in Dekalb has increased.

Dekalb Vs. Illinois Sociology employment growth

1,190 0 640 400 570
900 380 300 190 340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: Dekalb

Sociology VS. All professions salaries in Dekalb

$75,010 $69,520 $71,620 $54,500 $60,000
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology in Dekalb
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Dekalb

In Dekalb, salaries for sociology professionals have decreased. Dekalb sociology professionals made $60,000 per year, on average, in 2010. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for sociology professionals in Dekalb was $75,010 per year. The decline in the salary of sociology professionals in Dekalb is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Dekalb

10th percentile
$20,340
25th percentile
$40,635
50th percentile
$52,555
75th percentile
$81,830
90th percentile
$109,065

Sociology professionals make a median salary of $52,555 per year in Dekalb. The 10% of sociology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $20,340 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $109,065 per year.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Dekalb

Mental Health
$38,144
Counseling
$53,338
Sociology
$60,000
Criminology
$74,017
School Psychology
$76,270
Sports Psychology
$76,270
Psychology
$88,100
Forensic Psychology
$88,100

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

Educational Trends

Sociology schools in Dekalb

1

There is only one accredited sociology school in the city. Many of Dekalb's sociology professionals are graduates of this school.

Sociology Programs Offered In Dekalb

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total2

Dekalb's sociology schools offer 2 sociology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Sociology Degrees In Dekalb

associate
0
bachelor
134
master
9
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total143

Approximately 143 students completed sociology courses in 2010.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Dekalb, Illinois

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