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Sociology Schools
In Long Beach, California

There is only one sociology school in Long Beach for faculty to choose from. The trends in Long Beach's sociology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below, which includes sociology training at the sociology bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Long Beach Vs. California Sociology Employment

Long Beach 390
California 2,350

Exactly 390 of California's 2,350 sociology professionals work in Long Beach. There has been a 144% growth in the number of sociology professionals in Long Beach between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in Long Beach has also increased.

Long Beach 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: Long Beach

Sociology VS. All professions salaries in Long Beach

$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 Long Beach
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Long Beach

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

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Long Beach

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Sociology professionals in Long Beach make a median yearly salary of $84,015. 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 Long Beach

Mental Health
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Sociology schools in Long Beach


There is only one accredited sociology school in the city. Many of Long Beach's sociology professionals are graduates of this school.

Sociology Programs Offered In Long Beach


Long Beach's sociology school offers one sociology degree and certificate program.

Student Completed Sociology Degrees In Long Beach


In 2010 approximately 212 students graduated from sociology courses.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Long Beach, California

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