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Sociology Schools
In River Forest, Illinois

There are 2 sociology schools in River Forest for faculty to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the sociology academic community in River Forest, and the future trends. Academia in sociology includes sociology training at the sociology bachelors degree level.


Professional Trends

River Forest Vs. Illinois Sociology Employment

River Forest 340
Illinois 570

Exactly 340 of the 570 sociology professionals employed in Illinois, work in River Forest. The number of sociology professionals in River Forest has shrunk by 62% from 2006 to 2010. Overall employment in River Forest has increased.

River Forest Vs. Illinois Sociology employment growth

1,190 0 640 400 570
900 380 300 190 340
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Illinois
  • Dark Yellow: River Forest

Sociology VS. All professions salaries in River Forest

$75,010 $69,520 $71,620 $54,500 $60,000
$43,430 $45,710 $47,740 $48,910 $49,140
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology in River Forest
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in River Forest

In River Forest, salaries for sociology professionals have decreased. In 2010 sociology professionals in River Forest reportedly earned an average salary of $60,000 per year. The average salary for sociology professionals in River Forest was $75,010 per year, four years earlier in 2006. This decline is faster than the salary trend for all careers in River Forest.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in River Forest

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Sociology professionals make a median salary of $52,555 per year in River Forest. The 10% of sociology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $20,340 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately 436% higher salaries.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in River Forest

Mental Health
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

Sociology professional salaries in River Forest are, on average, lower than salaries earned for professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Sociology schools in River Forest


Many of River Forest's sociology professionals are graduates of one of the 2 accredited sociology schools in the city.

Sociology Programs Offered In River Forest


River Forest's sociology schools offer 2 sociology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Sociology Degrees In River Forest


Approximately 16 students graduated from sociology courses in 2010.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in River Forest, Illinois

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