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Sociology Schools
In Columbus, Ohio

Sociology faculty can choose to work at one of 3 sociology schools in Columbus. The trends in Columbus' sociology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes sociology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Columbus Vs. Ohio Sociology Employment

Columbus 170
Ohio 930

Exactly 170 of the 930 sociology professionals employed in Ohio, work in Columbus. There has been a 70% growth in the number of sociology professionals in Columbus between the years 2006 and 2010. As the number of sociology professionals in Columbus has increased, overall employment in Columbus has also increased.

Columbus Vs. Ohio Sociology employment growth

690 740 860 890 930
100 120 130 140 170
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Ohio
  • Dark Yellow: Columbus

Sociology VS. All professions salaries in Columbus

$69,280 $77,360 $77,230 $78,080 $65,255
$39,200 $40,770 $42,460 $43,070 $43,740
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology in Columbus
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Columbus

As the number of sociology professionals in Columbus has grown, salaries for sociology professionals have decreased. In 2010 Columbus sociology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $65,255. Sociology professionals in Columbus made a yearly average salary of $69,280, four years earlier in 2006. The decline in the salary of sociology professionals in Columbus is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Columbus

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90th percentile

Sociology professionals make a median salary of $65,155 per year in Columbus. The difference in pay between the sociology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 115%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $42,930 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $92,500 per year.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Columbus

Mental Health
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Sociology schools in Columbus


There are 3 accredited sociology schools in the city. Many of Columbus' sociology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Sociology Programs Offered In Columbus


There are a total of 5 degree and certificate programs in sociology offered by Columbus' sociology schools.

Student Completed Sociology Degrees In Columbus


In 2010 approximately 195 students completed sociology courses.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Columbus, Ohio

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