Sociology Schools
In Portland, Oregon

In Portland, there are 4 sociology schools where sociology faculty can find employment. The trends in Portland's sociology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes sociology training at the following levels:

  • Bachelors degree in Sociology
  • Masters degree in Sociology


Statistics

Professional Trends

Portland Vs. Oregon Sociology Employment

Portland 70
Oregon 130

Of the 130 sociology professionals employed in Oregon, 70 work in Portland. The number of sociology professionals in Portland has shrunk by 12% from 2006 to 2010. As the employment for sociology professionals in Portland has decreased, overall employment in Portland has increased.

Portland Vs. Oregon Sociology employment growth

100 130 120 120 130
80 100 80 70 70
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Oregon
  • Dark Yellow: Portland

Sociology VS. All professions salaries in Portland

$73,770 $75,810 $74,390 $82,410 $85,800
$41,750 $43,370 $45,060 $46,080 $46,970
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology in Portland
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Portland

In Portland, salaries for sociology professionals have increased. In 2010 Portland sociology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $85,800. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for sociology professionals in Portland was $73,770 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Portland.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Portland

10th percentile
$44,610
25th percentile
$54,510
50th percentile
$74,980
75th percentile
$127,720
90th percentile
$142,210

Sociology professionals make a median salary of $74,980 per year in Portland. The 10% of sociology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $44,610 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 219% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Portland

Mental Health
$39,328
Counseling
$52,228
Criminology
$68,310
Sports Psychology
$71,830
School Psychology
$71,830
Psychology
$78,010
Forensic Psychology
$78,010
Sociology
$85,800

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

Educational Trends

Sociology schools in Portland

4

There are 4 accredited sociology schools in the city. Many of Portland's sociology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Sociology Programs Offered In Portland

associate
0
bachelor
4
master
1
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total5

Portland's sociology schools offer 5 sociology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Sociology Degrees In Portland

associate
0
bachelor
116
master
9
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total125

Approximately 125 students completed sociology courses in 2010.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Portland, Oregon

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