FIND YOUR DEGREE is an advertising-supported site. Featured programs and school search results are for schools that compensate us. This compensation does not influence our school rankings, resource guides, or other information published on this site.

Sociology Schools
In Sacramento, California

Sociology faculty can choose to work at one of 2 sociology schools in Sacramento. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the sociology academic community in Sacramento, and the future trends. Academia in sociology includes sociology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Sacramento Vs. California Sociology Employment

Sacramento 150
California 2,350

Of the 2,350 sociology professionals employed in California, 150 work in Sacramento. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of sociology professionals in Sacramento has grown by 25%. As the employment for sociology professionals in Sacramento has increased, overall employment in Sacramento has decreased.

Sacramento Vs. California Sociology employment growth

530 1,970 2,210 2,680 2,350
120 160 210 200 150
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: Sacramento

Sociology VS. All professions salaries in Sacramento

$75,030 $93,745 $85,840 $81,490 $65,460
$43,640 $45,010 $46,980 $48,580 $50,090
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology in Sacramento
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Sacramento

As the number of sociology professionals in Sacramento has grown, salaries for sociology professionals have decreased. In 2010 sociology professionals in Sacramento reportedly earned an average salary of $65,460 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for sociology professionals in Sacramento was $75,030 per year. The decline in the salary of sociology professionals in Sacramento is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Sacramento

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Sociology professionals make a median salary of $58,640 per year in Sacramento. The difference in pay between the sociology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 86%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $48,400 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $90,170 per year.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Sacramento

Mental Health
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Sociology schools in Sacramento


There are 2 accredited sociology schools in the city. Many of Sacramento's sociology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Sociology Programs Offered In Sacramento


Sacramento's sociology schools offer 3 sociology degree and certificate programs.

Student Completed Sociology Degrees In Sacramento


In 2010 approximately 146 students completed sociology courses.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Sacramento, California

Share & Compare

Enter your salary to gain access to our continually growing higher education faculty salary database. Don't worry! This is 100% secure and anonymous.

We are in the process of collecting data for the number of sociology faculty, growth in the field of sociology academia and sociology faculty salaries in Sacramento. If you are involved in teaching sociology courses to students at the certificate in sociology, associates degree in sociology, bachelors degree in sociology, and masters degree in sociology levels, please take a moment to anonymously submit your information to help us build a valuable database resource for the benefit of current and future faculty in the field of sociology in Sacramento. The data we have gathered thus far will be available for you to view once you have submitted your information.


Career Index

Your free online education database