Sociology Schools
In Oakland, California

The city of Oakland has 2 schools where sociology faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the sociology academic community in Oakland, and the future trends. Academia in sociology includes sociology training at the sociology bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Oakland Vs. California Sociology Employment

Oakland 170
California 2,350

Exactly 170 of the 2,350 sociology professionals employed in California, work in Oakland. There has been a 6% decline in the number of sociology professionals in Oakland between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Oakland has increased.

Oakland Vs. California Sociology employment growth

530 1,970 2,210 2,680 2,350
180 140 180 220 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Oakland

Sociology VS. All professions salaries in Oakland

$89,365 $99,960 $99,800 $85,940 $88,120
$49,830 $51,220 $53,260 $54,590 $56,360
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology in Oakland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Oakland

Salaries for sociology professionals in Oakland have decreased. In 2010 Oakland sociology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $88,120. The average salary for sociology professionals in Oakland was $89,365 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of sociology professionals in Oakland is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Oakland

10th percentile
$44,305
25th percentile
$60,015
50th percentile
$83,255
75th percentile
$109,650
90th percentile
$146,630

Sociology professionals in Oakland earn a median salary of $83,255 per year. The 10% of sociology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $44,305 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $146,630 per year.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Oakland

Mental Health
$43,474
Counseling
$55,732
Sports Psychology
$84,460
School Psychology
$84,460
Sociology
$88,120
Psychology
$88,200
Forensic Psychology
$88,200
Criminology
$89,470

Oakland sociology professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Sociology schools in Oakland

2

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

Sociology Programs Offered In Oakland

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

Oakland's sociology schools offer 3 sociology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Sociology Degrees In Oakland

associate
0
bachelor
23
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total23

Approximately 23 students graduated from sociology courses in 2010.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Oakland, California

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