Sociology Schools
In Norfolk, Virginia

There are 3 sociology schools in Norfolk for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in sociology in the city of Norfolk, which encompasses sociology training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Sociology
  • Masters degree in Sociology


Statistics

Professional Trends

Norfolk Vs. Virginia Sociology Employment

Norfolk 140
Virginia 420

Exactly 140 of the 420 sociology professionals employed in Virginia, work in Norfolk. Between 2006 and 2010, in Norfolk, there has been a 100% growth in the number of sociology professionals. Overall employment in Norfolk has also increased.

Norfolk Vs. Virginia Sociology employment growth

440 580 430 460 420
70 100 130 150 140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Norfolk

Sociology VS. All professions salaries in Norfolk

$58,920 $56,320 $60,630 $59,950 $61,170
$36,520 $37,550 $38,790 $40,100 $41,440
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology in Norfolk
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Norfolk

Salaries for sociology professionals in Norfolk have increased. In 2010 Norfolk sociology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $61,170. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for sociology professionals in Norfolk was $58,920 per year. The growth in the salary of sociology professionals in Norfolk is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Norfolk

10th percentile
$32,610
25th percentile
$43,200
50th percentile
$61,340
75th percentile
$75,700
90th percentile
$90,490

Sociology professionals make a median salary of $61,340 per year in Norfolk. The 10% of sociology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,610 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 177% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Norfolk

Mental Health
$37,800
Counseling
$47,166
Criminology
$56,865
Sociology
$61,170
School Psychology
$62,560
Sports Psychology
$62,560
Psychology
$75,555
Forensic Psychology
$75,555

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

Educational Trends

Sociology schools in Norfolk

3

There are 3 accredited sociology schools in the city. Many of Norfolk's sociology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Sociology Programs Offered In Norfolk

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total4

There are a total of 4 degree and certificate programs in sociology offered by Norfolk's sociology schools.

Student Completed Sociology Degrees In Norfolk

associate
0
bachelor
96
master
7
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total103

Approximately 103 students completed sociology courses in 2010.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Norfolk, Virginia

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