Sociology Schools
In Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Sociology faculty can choose to work at only one sociology school in Wilkes-Barre. The trends in Wilkes-Barre's sociology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes sociology training at the sociology bachelors degree level.


Statistics

Professional Trends

Wilkes-Barre Vs. Pennsylvania Sociology Employment

Wilkes-Barre 110
Pennsylvania 1,570

Exactly 110 of the 1,570 sociology professionals employed in Pennsylvania, work in Wilkes-Barre. Between 2006 and 2010, in Wilkes-Barre, there has been a 38% growth in the number of sociology professionals. As the employment for sociology professionals in Wilkes-Barre has increased, overall employment in Wilkes-Barre has also increased.

Wilkes-Barre Vs. Pennsylvania Sociology employment growth

1,550 1,150 1,280 1,370 1,570
80 80 70 110 110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Wilkes-Barre

Sociology VS. All professions salaries in Wilkes-Barre

$55,060 $60,330 $73,060 $61,110 $64,940
$32,690 $34,240 $35,390 $36,210 $36,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology in Wilkes-Barre
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Wilkes-Barre

In Wilkes-Barre, salaries for sociology professionals have increased. In 2010 an average salary of $64,940 per year was earned by sociology professionals in Wilkes-Barre. Four years earlier in 2006, sociology professionals in Wilkes-Barre made an average salary of $55,060 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Wilkes-Barre.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Wilkes-Barre

10th percentile
$32,670
25th percentile
$36,550
50th percentile
$58,130
75th percentile
$81,910
90th percentile
$104,370

Sociology professionals in Wilkes-Barre make a median yearly salary of $58,130. The 10% of sociology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $32,670 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 219% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Wilkes-Barre

Mental Health
$33,463
Counseling
$48,328
Sociology
$64,940
Sports Psychology
$70,140
School Psychology
$70,140
Psychology
$70,140
Forensic Psychology
$70,140
Criminology
$71,690

Sociology professional salaries in Wilkes-Barre are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Sociology schools in Wilkes-Barre

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There is only one accredited sociology school in the city. Many of Wilkes-Barre's sociology professionals are graduates of this school.

Sociology Programs Offered In Wilkes-Barre

associate
0
bachelor
1
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total1

Wilkes-Barre's sociology school offers one sociology degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Sociology Degrees In Wilkes-Barre

associate
0
bachelor
3
master
0
doctor
0
Certificate
0
Total3

In 2010 approximately 3 students completed sociology courses.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

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