Sociology Schools
In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The city of Pittsburgh has 5 schools where sociology faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in sociology in the city of Pittsburgh, which encompasses sociology training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Sociology Employment

Pittsburgh 200
Pennsylvania 1,570

Exactly 200 of the 1,570 sociology professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Pittsburgh. The number of sociology professionals in Pittsburgh has grown by 11% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Pittsburgh has also increased.

Pittsburgh Vs. Pennsylvania Sociology employment growth

1,550 1,150 1,280 1,370 1,570
180 170 170 180 200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Pittsburgh

Sociology VS. All professions salaries in Pittsburgh

$63,940 $64,770 $70,970 $79,170 $78,620
$36,700 $38,190 $40,030 $41,450 $42,510
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology in Pittsburgh
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Pittsburgh

In Pittsburgh, salaries for sociology professionals have increased. In 2010 sociology professionals in Pittsburgh reportedly earned an average salary of $78,620 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, sociology professionals in Pittsburgh made an average salary of $63,940 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Pittsburgh.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Pittsburgh

10th percentile
$46,550
25th percentile
$60,840
50th percentile
$71,710
75th percentile
$88,550
90th percentile
$112,600

Sociology professionals in Pittsburgh make a median yearly salary of $71,710. The 10% of sociology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $46,550 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 142% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Pittsburgh

Mental Health
$36,523
Counseling
$49,484
Criminology
$61,710
Sports Psychology
$66,100
School Psychology
$66,100
Psychology
$74,110
Forensic Psychology
$74,110
Sociology
$78,620

On average sociology professionals in Pittsburgh earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Pittsburgh.

Educational Trends

Sociology schools in Pittsburgh

5

There are 5 accredited sociology schools in the city. Many of Pittsburgh's sociology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Sociology Programs Offered In Pittsburgh

associate
0
bachelor
4
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total6

Pittsburgh's sociology schools offer 6 sociology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Sociology Degrees In Pittsburgh

associate
0
bachelor
82
master
2
doctor
2
Certificate
0
Total86

In 2010 approximately 86 students graduated from sociology courses.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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