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Sociology Schools In Montana

In Montana, there are 6 accredited schools where sociology classes faculty can find employment. The trends in Montana's sociology academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in sociology includes sociology training at the following levels:


  1. Carroll College

    1601 N Benton Ave, Helena, Montana 59625-0002

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Montana State University-Billings

    1500 University Drive, Billings, Montana 59101-0298

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Great Falls

    1301 Twentieth St S, Great Falls, Montana 59405-4996

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Montana State University

    Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana 59717

    190 U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. The University of Montana

    Missoula, Montana, Missoula, Montana 59812

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. Rocky Mountain College

    1511 Poly Drive, Billings, Montana 59102-1796

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Montana Vs. National Sociology Employment

Montana 40
National 21,140

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

Employment Growth for Sociology professionals In Montana

40 50 40 40 40
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Sociology is a shrinking field in Montana. Thus, the field of sociology has shrunk by 0% in Montana. This is slower than the trend for sociology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of sociology professionals has grown by 8% between 2006 and 2010.

Sociology VS. All Professions salaries in Montana

$38,380 $44,050 $47,850 $50,900 $52,510
$36,004 $38,366 $39,610 $41,917 $43,181
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by sociology professionals is increasing in Montana. The mean salary for sociology professionals in 2006 was $38,380 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $52,510 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Montana

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Thus, sociology professionals' salaries grew by 27% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of sociology, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid sociology professionals earning 136% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Montana state.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Montana

Forensic Psychology
Mental Health
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

In Montana, sociology professionals make, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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


The number of students graduating from the 6 accredited sociology schools in Montana is decreasing. In Montana, there were 125 graduates in 2006. And there were 119 graduates from sociology courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of sociology school degree or certificate graduates in Montana by 5%. 86% of these graduates received a bachelor's degree in sociology.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Montana

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