Sociology Schools In Oregon

There are 13 accredited sociology schools in Oregon for faculty who teach sociology classes to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in sociology in the state of Oregon, which encompasses sociology training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. George Fox University

    414 N Meridian St, Newberg, Oregon 97132

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  2. Lewis & Clark College

    0615 S W Palatine Hill Rd, Portland, Oregon 97219-7899

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  3. Linfield College

    900 SE Baker, McMinnville, Oregon 97128-6894

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  4. Marylhurst University

    17600 Pacific Hwy - Hwy 43, Marylhurst, Oregon 97036-0261

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  5. Oregon State University

    Corvallis, Oregon 97331

    138 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  6. University of Oregon

    110 Johnson Hall, Eugene, Oregon 97403

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  7. Pacific University

    2043 College Way, Forest Grove, Oregon 97116

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  8. Portland State University

    724 SW Harrison, Portland, Oregon 97201

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  9. University of Portland

    5000 N Willamette Blvd, Portland, Oregon 97203-5798

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  10. Reed College

    3203 SE Woodstock Blvd, Portland, Oregon 97202-8199

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  11. Southern Oregon University

    1250 Siskiyou Blvd, Ashland, Oregon 97520

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  12. Willamette University

    900 State St, Salem, Oregon 97301

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  13. Western Oregon University

    345 North Monmouth Ave, Monmouth, Oregon 97361-1394

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Oregon Vs. National Sociology Employment

Oregon 130
National 21,140

Of all of the sociology professionals in the country, nearly 1% are in the state of Oregon.

Employment Growth for Sociology professionals In Oregon

100 130 120 120 130
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Oregon, sociology is a growing field. In Oregon, 30 more sociology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of sociology professionals has grown by 30%. This growth 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 Oregon

$72,030 $75,280 $74,600 $80,450 $81,150
$45,036 $46,427 $47,124 $48,511 $50,274
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to sociology professionals are growing in Oregon. Sociology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $72,030 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $81,150 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Oregon

10th percentile
$44,580
25th percentile
$54,500
50th percentile
$75,110
75th percentile
$105,320
90th percentile
$136,740

This represents a growth in salaries of 11%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. Within the field of sociology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid sociology professionals earning 207% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Oregon state.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Oregon

Counseling
$51,977
Criminology
$62,050
Forensic Psychology
$80,065
Mental Health
$39,496
Psychology
$80,065
School Psychology
$67,740
Sociology
$81,150
Sports Psychology
$67,740

In Oregon, sociology professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Sociology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Oregon

associate
0
bachelor
14
master
2
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total17

As the number of sociology professionals is increasing in Oregon state, the number of students graduating from the 13 accredited sociology schools in Oregon state is also increasing. In Oregon, there were 449 graduates in 2006. And there were 474 graduates from sociology courses in 2010.

This represents a 6% increase in the number of sociology degree or certificate school graduates in Oregon state. Most of these graduates, or 82%, earned a bachelor's degree in sociology.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Oregon

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