Sociology Schools
In Torrance, California

In Torrance, there is only one sociology school where sociology faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the sociology academic community in Torrance, and the future trends. Academia in sociology includes sociology training at the following levels:

  • Sociology Certificate
  • Associates degree in Sociology


Statistics

Professional Trends

Torrance Vs. California Sociology Employment

Torrance 390
California 2,350

Exactly 390 of California's 2,350 sociology professionals work in Torrance. Between 2006 and 2010, in Torrance, there has been a 144% growth in the number of sociology professionals. Overall employment in Torrance has also increased.

Torrance Vs. California Sociology employment growth

530 1,970 2,210 2,680 2,350
160 290 290 450 390
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Torrance

Sociology VS. All professions salaries in Torrance

$77,970 $85,120 $94,370 $81,500 $88,280
$43,160 $45,390 $47,600 $49,010 $50,240
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology in Torrance
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Torrance

As the number of sociology professionals in Torrance has grown, salaries for sociology professionals have also increased. In 2010 Torrance sociology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $88,280. The average salary for sociology professionals in Torrance was $77,970 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of sociology professionals in Torrance is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Torrance

10th percentile
$52,380
25th percentile
$67,565
50th percentile
$84,015
75th percentile
$111,640
90th percentile
$139,265

Sociology professionals in Torrance make a median yearly salary of $84,015. The 10% of sociology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $52,380 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 166% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Torrance

Mental Health
$40,344
Counseling
$53,422
Criminology
$72,400
Sports Psychology
$75,820
School Psychology
$75,820
Psychology
$82,405
Forensic Psychology
$82,405
Sociology
$88,280

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

Educational Trends

Sociology schools in Torrance

1

Many of Torrance's sociology professionals are graduates of the only accredited sociology school in the city.

Sociology Programs Offered In Torrance

associate
1
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

There is one degree and certificate program in sociology offered by Torrance's sociology school.

Student Completed Sociology Degrees In Torrance

associate
38
bachelor
0
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total38

Approximately 38 students graduated from sociology courses in 2010.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Torrance, California

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