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Sociology Schools
In San Marcos, California

Sociology faculty can choose to work at only one sociology school in San Marcos. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of sociology and sociology education in San Marcos, which includes sociology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

San Marcos Vs. California Sociology Employment

San Marcos 160
California 2,350

Of the 2,350 sociology professionals employed in California, 160 work in San Marcos. There has been a 45% growth in the number of sociology professionals in San Marcos between the years 2006 and 2010. Overall employment in San Marcos has also increased.

San Marcos 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 Marcos

Sociology VS. All professions salaries in San Marcos

$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 Marcos
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in San Marcos

As the number of sociology professionals in San Marcos has grown, salaries for sociology professionals have decreased. In 2010 San Marcos sociology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $82,170. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for sociology professionals in San Marcos was $88,580 per year. The decline in the salary of sociology professionals in San Marcos is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in San Marcos

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

Sociology professionals in San Marcos earn a median salary of $76,850 per year. The 10% of sociology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $36,920 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $136,360 per year.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in San Marcos

Mental Health
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Sociology schools in San Marcos


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

Sociology Programs Offered In San Marcos


There are a total of 2 degree and certificate programs in sociology offered by San Marcos' sociology schools.

Student Completed Sociology Degrees In San Marcos


Approximately 93 students graduated from sociology courses in 2010.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in San Marcos, California

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