Sociology Schools
In Elgin, Illinois

In Elgin, 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 Elgin, which includes sociology training at the sociology bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Elgin Vs. Illinois Sociology Employment

Elgin 340
Illinois 570

Of the 570 sociology professionals employed in Illinois, 340 work in Elgin. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of sociology professionals in Elgin has shrunk by 62%. Overall employment in Elgin has increased.

Elgin 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: Elgin

Sociology VS. All professions salaries in Elgin

$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 Elgin
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Elgin

In Elgin, salaries for sociology professionals have decreased. In 2010 sociology professionals in Elgin reportedly earned an average salary of $60,000 per year. The average salary for sociology professionals in Elgin was $75,010 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of sociology professionals in Elgin is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Elgin

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 Elgin. The difference in pay between the sociology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 436%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $20,340 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $109,065 per year.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Elgin

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

Sociology professional salaries in Elgin are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Sociology schools in Elgin

1

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

Sociology Programs Offered In Elgin

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

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

Student Completed Sociology Degrees In Elgin

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

Approximately 3 students completed sociology courses in 2010.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Elgin, Illinois

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