Sociology Schools
In Jackson, Mississippi

There are 2 sociology schools in Jackson for faculty to choose from. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of sociology and sociology education in Jackson, which includes sociology training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Sociology
  • Masters degree in Sociology


Statistics

Professional Trends

Jackson Vs. Mississippi Sociology Employment

Jackson 60
Mississippi 220

Exactly 60 of Mississippi's 220 sociology professionals work in Jackson. Between 2006 and 2010, in Jackson, there has been a 50% growth in the number of sociology professionals. As the number of sociology professionals in Jackson has increased, overall employment in Jackson has also increased.

Jackson Vs. Mississippi Sociology employment growth

180 180 220 230 220
40 40 50 50 60
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Mississippi
  • Dark Yellow: Jackson

Sociology VS. All professions salaries in Jackson

$55,050 $56,630 $65,310 $68,150 $62,110
$33,840 $34,990 $36,240 $36,600 $36,820
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology in Jackson
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Jackson

In Jackson, salaries for sociology professionals have increased. In 2010 Jackson sociology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $62,110. Sociology professionals in Jackson made a yearly average salary of $55,050, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of sociology professionals in Jackson is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Jackson

10th percentile
$32,330
25th percentile
$43,960
50th percentile
$64,500
75th percentile
$80,870
90th percentile
$95,200

Jackson sociology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $64,500. The difference in pay between the sociology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 194%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,330 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $95,200 per year.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Jackson

Mental Health
$31,026
Counseling
$43,868
Criminology
$45,700
Sports Psychology
$48,220
School Psychology
$48,220
Psychology
$48,220
Forensic Psychology
$48,220
Sociology
$62,110

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

Educational Trends

Sociology schools in Jackson

2

There are 2 accredited sociology schools in the city. Many of Jackson's sociology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Sociology Programs Offered In Jackson

associate
0
bachelor
2
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

There are a total of 3 degree and certificate programs in sociology offered by Jackson's sociology schools.

Student Completed Sociology Degrees In Jackson

associate
0
bachelor
26
master
23
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total49

Approximately 49 students graduated from sociology courses in 2010.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Jackson, Mississippi

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