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Sociology Schools
In San Diego, California

Sociology faculty can choose to work at one of 6 sociology schools in San Diego. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in sociology in the city of San Diego, which encompasses sociology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Diego Vs. California Sociology Employment

San Diego 160
California 2,350

Exactly 160 of California's 2,350 sociology professionals work in San Diego. Between 2006 and 2010, the number of sociology professionals in San Diego has grown by 45%. As the number of sociology professionals in San Diego has increased, overall employment in San Diego has also increased.

San Diego Vs. California Sociology employment growth

530 1,970 2,210 2,680 2,350
110 120 400 150 160
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: California
  • Dark Yellow: San Diego

Sociology VS. All professions salaries in San Diego

$88,580 $91,950 $76,480 $83,780 $82,170
$43,600 $45,210 $47,250 $48,860 $50,200
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology in San Diego
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Diego

Salaries for sociology professionals in San Diego have decreased. In 2010 sociology professionals in San Diego reportedly earned an average salary of $82,170 per year. Four years earlier in 2006, sociology professionals in San Diego made an average salary of $88,580 per year. The decline in the salary of sociology professionals in San Diego is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in San Diego

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Sociology professionals make a median salary of $76,850 per year in San Diego. The difference in pay between the sociology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 269%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $36,920 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $136,360 per year.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in San Diego

Mental Health
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

On average sociology professional salaries in San Diego are higher than salaries earned by their professional counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Sociology schools in San Diego


There are 6 accredited sociology schools in the city. Many of San Diego's sociology professionals are graduates of one of these schools.

Sociology Programs Offered In San Diego


There are a total of 6 degree and certificate programs in sociology offered by San Diego's sociology schools.

Student Completed Sociology Degrees In San Diego


Approximately 220 students graduated from sociology courses in 2010.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in San Diego, California

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