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Sociology Schools
In Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Sociology faculty can choose to work at only one sociology school in Chapel Hill. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of sociology and sociology education in Chapel Hill, which includes sociology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Chapel Hill Vs. North Carolina Sociology Employment

Chapel Hill 120
North Carolina 900

Of the 900 sociology professionals employed in North Carolina, 120 work in Chapel Hill. Between 2006 and 2010, in Chapel Hill, there has been a 33% growth in the number of sociology professionals. As the number of sociology professionals in Chapel Hill has increased, overall employment in Chapel Hill has also increased.

Chapel Hill Vs. North Carolina Sociology employment growth

660 740 830 910 900
90 80 100 80 120
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: North Carolina
  • Dark Yellow: Chapel Hill

Sociology VS. All professions salaries in Chapel Hill

$85,590 $80,270 $76,885 $69,520 $99,735
$45,170 $46,540 $48,830 $50,480 $53,220
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology in Chapel Hill
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Chapel Hill

Salaries for sociology professionals in Chapel Hill have increased. In 2010 Chapel Hill sociology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $99,735. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for sociology professionals in Chapel Hill was $85,590 per year. The growth in the salary of sociology professionals in Chapel Hill is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Chapel Hill

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Sociology professionals in Chapel Hill earn a median salary of $88,825 per year. The difference in pay between the sociology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 187%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $47,125 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $135,290 per year.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Chapel Hill

Mental Health
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

Chapel Hill sociology professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Sociology schools in Chapel Hill


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

Sociology Programs Offered In Chapel Hill


Chapel Hill's sociology schools offer 3 sociology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Sociology Degrees In Chapel Hill


Approximately 107 students completed sociology courses in 2010.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

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