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Sociology Schools
In Durham, North Carolina

The city of Durham has 2 schools where sociology faculty can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in sociology in the city of Durham, which encompasses sociology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Durham Vs. North Carolina Sociology Employment

Durham 120
North Carolina 900

Exactly 120 of North Carolina's 900 sociology professionals work in Durham. The number of sociology professionals in Durham has grown by 33% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in Durham has also increased.

Durham 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: Durham

Sociology VS. All professions salaries in Durham

$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 Durham
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Durham

As the number of sociology professionals in Durham has grown, salaries for sociology professionals have also increased. In 2010 sociology professionals in Durham reportedly earned an average salary of $99,735 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for sociology professionals in Durham was $85,590 per year. The growth in the salary of sociology professionals in Durham is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Durham

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Durham sociology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $88,825. 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 Durham

Mental Health
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Sociology schools in Durham


Many of Durham's sociology professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited sociology schools in the city.

Sociology Programs Offered In Durham


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

Student Completed Sociology Degrees In Durham


In 2010 approximately 87 students graduated from sociology courses.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Durham, North Carolina

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