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Sociology Schools
In Carson, California

In Carson, 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 Carson, and the future trends. Academia in sociology includes sociology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Carson Vs. California Sociology Employment

Carson 390
California 2,350

Of the 2,350 sociology professionals employed in California, 390 work in Carson. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of sociology professionals in Carson has grown by 144%. As the employment for sociology professionals in Carson has increased, overall employment in Carson has also increased.

Carson 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: Carson

Sociology VS. All professions salaries in Carson

$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 Carson
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Carson

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

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Carson

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Sociology professionals make a median salary of $84,015 per year in Carson. 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 Carson

Mental Health
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Sociology schools in Carson


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

Sociology Programs Offered In Carson


Carson's sociology schools offer 2 sociology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Sociology Degrees In Carson


In 2010 approximately 108 students graduated from sociology courses.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Carson, California

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