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Sociology Schools In Idaho

In Idaho, there are 7 accredited schools where sociology classes faculty can find employment. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the sociology academic community in Idaho, and the future trends in sociology training at the following levels:


  1. Boise State University

    1910 University Dr, Boise, Idaho 83725

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Idaho State University

    921 S 8th Ave, Pocatello, Idaho 83209

    n/a U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Idaho

    875 Perimeter Drive, Moscow, Idaho 83844-2282

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. North Idaho College

    1000 West Garden Avenue, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814-2199

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Brigham Young University-Idaho

    525 S Center, Rexburg, Idaho 83460

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. College of Southern Idaho

    315 Falls Ave., Twin Falls, Idaho 83301

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. College of Western Idaho

    5500 East Opportunity Drive, Nampa, Idaho 83687

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Professional Trends

Idaho Vs. National Sociology Employment

Idaho 40
National 21,140

Of all of the sociology professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in Idaho state.

Employment Growth for Sociology professionals In Idaho

90 90 80 70 40
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Sociology is a shrinking field in Idaho. In 2010 there were 50 less sociology professionals working in Idaho than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of sociology has shrunk by 56% in Idaho. This decline is faster than the national trend for sociology professionals which shows a 8% increase in the number of sociology professionals working around the nation.

Sociology VS. All Professions salaries in Idaho

$55,540 $55,530 $56,070 $54,760 $57,705
$39,304 $39,293 $42,361 $42,993 $44,477
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to sociology professionals are growing in Idaho. Sociology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $55,540 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $57,705 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Idaho

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This represents a growth in salaries of 4%. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Idaho, 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 120%

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Idaho

Forensic Psychology
Mental Health
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

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

Educational Trends

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


As the number of sociology professionals is decreasing in Idaho state, the number of students graduating from the 7 accredited sociology schools in Idaho state is increasing. In 2006, 134 students graduated from sociology courses in Idaho. And in 2010, 146 students graduated.

This represents a 9% increase in the number of sociology degree or certificate school graduates in Idaho state. A majority of these graduates, or 50%, graduated with a bachelor's degree in sociology.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Idaho

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