Sociology Schools
In Seattle, Washington

In Seattle, there are 3 sociology 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 Seattle, which encompasses sociology training at the following levels:

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


Statistics

Professional Trends

Seattle Vs. Washington Sociology Employment

Seattle 120
Washington 420

Of the 420 sociology professionals employed in Washington State, 120 work in Seattle. As the number of sociology professionals in Seattle has increased, overall employment in Seattle has also increased.

Seattle Vs. Washington Sociology employment growth

330 390 270 440 420
No data 110 100 120 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington
  • Dark Yellow: Seattle

Sociology VS. All professions salaries in Seattle

$79,960 $71,490 $72,370 $71,020 $71,550
$47,730 $49,890 $51,680 $53,240 $54,610
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology in Seattle
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Seattle

In 2010 an average salary of $71,550 per year was earned by sociology professionals in Seattle. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for sociology professionals in Seattle was $79,960 per year. The decline in the salary of sociology professionals in Seattle is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Seattle

10th percentile
$40,130
25th percentile
$50,260
50th percentile
$63,420
75th percentile
$87,300
90th percentile
$119,920

Seattle sociology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $63,420. The 10% of sociology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $40,130 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $119,920 per year.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Seattle

Mental Health
$40,398
Counseling
$54,688
Criminology
$57,060
Sociology
$71,550
Psychology
$74,355
Forensic Psychology
$74,355
Sports Psychology
$79,290
School Psychology
$79,290

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

Educational Trends

Sociology schools in Seattle

3

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

Sociology Programs Offered In Seattle

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
1
doctor
1
Certificate
0
Total5

There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in sociology offered by Seattle's sociology schools.

Student Completed Sociology Degrees In Seattle

associate
0
bachelor
351
master
9
doctor
7
Certificate
0
Total367

In 2010 approximately 367 students completed sociology courses.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Seattle, Washington

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