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Sociology Schools
In Petersburg, Virginia

There is only one sociology school in Petersburg for faculty to choose from. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in sociology in the city of Petersburg, which encompasses sociology training at the sociology bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

Petersburg Vs. Virginia Sociology Employment

Petersburg 30
Virginia 420

Of the 420 sociology professionals employed in Virginia, 30 work in Petersburg. Between 2006 and 2010, in Petersburg, there has been a 50% decline in the number of sociology professionals. Overall employment in Petersburg has increased.

Petersburg Vs. Virginia Sociology employment growth

440 580 430 460 420
60 60 40 40 30
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Virginia
  • Dark Yellow: Petersburg

Sociology VS. All professions salaries in Petersburg

$49,020 $52,850 $56,890 $49,280 $47,200
$39,450 $40,760 $42,550 $43,740 $44,540
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology in Petersburg
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Petersburg

Salaries for sociology professionals in Petersburg have decreased. In 2010 an average salary of $47,200 per year was earned by sociology professionals in Petersburg. The average salary for sociology professionals in Petersburg was $49,020 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is slower than the salary trend for all careers in Petersburg.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Petersburg

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Sociology professionals in Petersburg earn a median salary of $42,600 per year. The difference in pay between the sociology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 160%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $27,240 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $70,690 per year.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Petersburg

Mental Health
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

On average sociology professionals in Petersburg earn salaries that are lower than the salaries earned by other professionals in Petersburg.

Educational Trends

Sociology schools in Petersburg


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

Sociology Programs Offered In Petersburg


There is one degree and certificate program in sociology offered by Petersburg's sociology school.

Student Completed Sociology Degrees In Petersburg


Approximately 37 students graduated from sociology courses in 2010.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Petersburg, Virginia

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