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Sociology Schools In Arizona

Sociology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 12 accredited sociology schools in Arizona. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of sociology and sociology training in Arizona, which includes sociology training at the following levels:


  1. Arizona State University

    Tempe, Arizona 85287

    132 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. University of Arizona

    1401 E University, Tucson, Arizona 85721-0066

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Cochise College

    4190 W Highway 80, Douglas, Arizona 85607-9724

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Eastern Arizona College

    615 N. Stadium Ave., Thatcher, Arizona 85552-0769

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Grand Canyon University

    3300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, Arizona 85017

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Mesa Community College

    1833 W Southern Ave, Mesa, Arizona 85202

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Mohave Community College

    1971 Jagerson Ave, Kingman, Arizona 86409-1238

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Northern Arizona University

    Knoles Drive, Babbitt Administrative Center, Flagstaff, Arizona 86011-4132

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  9. Ottawa University-Phoenix

    10020 North 25th Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85021

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  10. Pima Community College

    401 North Bonita Avenue, Tucson, Arizona 85709-5000

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  11. Prescott College

    220 Grove Ave, Prescott, Arizona 86301

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  12. Coconino County Community College

    2800 S. Lone Tree Rd., Flagstaff, Arizona 86001-2701

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Arizona Vs. National Sociology Employment

Arizona 370
National 21,140

Of all of the sociology professionals in the country, nearly 2% are in the state of Arizona.

Employment Growth for Sociology professionals In Arizona

210 260 200 170 370
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Arizona, sociology is a growing field. 160 more sociology professionals were working in Arizona in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of sociology has grown by 76% in Arizona. This is faster than the trend for sociology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of sociology professionals has grown by 8% between 2006 and 2010.

Sociology VS. All Professions salaries in Arizona

$60,580 $63,125 $70,165 $73,830 $75,720
$42,177 $43,423 $45,140 $46,513 $48,330
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of sociology professionals is growing, the salaries paid to sociology professionals are increasing in Arizona. The mean salary for sociology professionals in 2006 was $60,580 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $75,720 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Arizona

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This represents a growth in salaries of 20%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Arizona, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of sociology. The pay differential between the highest paid sociology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 142%

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Arizona

Forensic Psychology
Mental Health
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

Sociology professionals in Arizona earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Sociology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Arizona


As the number of sociology professionals is increasing in Arizona state, the number of students graduating from the 12 accredited sociology schools in Arizona state is also increasing. In 2006 there were 269 sociology graduates from sociology courses in Arizona and in 2010 there were 421 graduates.

This represents a 57% increase in the number of sociology degree or certificate school graduates in Arizona state. A majority of these graduates, or 33%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in sociology.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Arizona

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