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Sociology Schools
In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The city of Philadelphia has 7 schools where sociology faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of sociology and sociology education in Philadelphia, which includes sociology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Sociology Employment

Philadelphia 670
Pennsylvania 1,570

Exactly 670 of Pennsylvania's 1,570 sociology professionals work in Philadelphia. Between 2006 and 2010, in Philadelphia, there has been a 14% growth in the number of sociology professionals. As the number of sociology professionals in Philadelphia has increased, overall employment in Philadelphia has also increased.

Philadelphia Vs. Pennsylvania Sociology employment growth

1,550 1,150 1,280 1,370 1,570
590 400 500 430 670
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Philadelphia

Sociology VS. All professions salaries in Philadelphia

$58,570 $70,780 $75,680 $77,740 $81,810
$43,010 $44,460 $46,450 $48,340 $49,280
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology in Philadelphia
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Philadelphia

As the number of sociology professionals in Philadelphia has grown, salaries for sociology professionals have also increased. In 2010 Philadelphia sociology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $81,810. The average salary for sociology professionals in Philadelphia was $58,570 per year, four years earlier in 2006. The growth in the salary of sociology professionals in Philadelphia is faster than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Philadelphia

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

Philadelphia sociology professionals earn a median yearly salary of $69,530. The 10% of sociology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $44,440 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 226% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Philadelphia

Mental Health
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

Sociology professional salaries in Philadelphia are, on average, higher than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Sociology schools in Philadelphia


Many of Philadelphia's sociology professionals are graduates of one of the 7 accredited sociology schools in the city.

Sociology Programs Offered In Philadelphia


There are a total of 12 degree and certificate programs in sociology offered by Philadelphia's sociology schools.

Student Completed Sociology Degrees In Philadelphia


Approximately 140 students completed sociology courses in 2010.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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