Sociology Schools In Washington DC

Sociology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 8 accredited sociology schools in Washington DC. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of sociology and sociology training in Washington DC, which includes sociology training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. American University

    4400 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016-8001

    82 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  2. Catholic University of America

    620 Michigan Avenue, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20064

    119 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  3. University of the District of Columbia

    4200 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20008

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Gallaudet University

    800 Florida Ave, NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20002-3695

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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  5. George Washington University

    2121 I Street, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20052

    50 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. Georgetown University

    37th and O St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20057

    22 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Howard University

    2400 Sixth St NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20059-0001

    115 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  8. Trinity Washington University

    125 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, District of Columbia 20017-1094

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. National Sociology Employment

Washington DC 630
National 21,140

Of all of the sociology professionals that work in the US, approximately 3% work in Washington DC state.

Employment Growth for Sociology professionals In Washington DC

850 720 810 710 630
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Washington DC, the field of sociology is shrinking. There were 220 less sociology professionals working in Washington DC in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 26% decline in the field. This decline is faster than the national trend for sociology professionals which shows a 8% increase in the number of sociology professionals working around the nation.

Sociology VS. All Professions salaries in Washington DC

$75,190 $71,345 $77,715 $81,750 $86,760
$54,015 $56,773 $59,398 $60,217 $61,344
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

In Washington DC, as the number of sociology professionals is declining, the salaries earned by sociology professionals are increasing. Sociology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $75,190 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $86,760 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Washington DC

10th percentile
$39,905
25th percentile
$57,375
50th percentile
$76,915
75th percentile
$108,110
90th percentile
$139,305

This represents a growth in salaries of 13%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 249% pay differential between the highest paid sociology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of sociology in Washington DC.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Counseling
$51,666
Criminology
$87,973
Forensic Psychology
$73,580
Mental Health
$44,572
Organizational Psychology
$81,430
Psychology
$77,505
School Psychology
$73,580
Sociology
$86,760
Sports Psychology
$73,580

Sociology professionals in Washington DC earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Sociology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Washington DC

associate
0
bachelor
8
master
4
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total14

As the number of sociology professionals is decreasing in Washington DC state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited sociology schools in Washington DC state is decreasing. In 2006, 218 students graduated from sociology courses in Washington DC. And in 2010, 132 students graduated.

Thus there was a 39% percent decrease in the number of sociology school degree or certificate graduates in Washington DC. A majority of these graduates, or 57%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in sociology.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Washington DC

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