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Sociology Schools
In Scranton, Pennsylvania

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


Professional Trends

Scranton Vs. Pennsylvania Sociology Employment

Scranton 110
Pennsylvania 1,570

Of the 1,570 sociology professionals employed in Pennsylvania, 110 work in Scranton. There has been a 38% growth in the number of sociology professionals in Scranton between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for sociology professionals in Scranton has increased, overall employment in Scranton has also increased.

Scranton Vs. Pennsylvania Sociology employment growth

1,550 1,150 1,280 1,370 1,570
80 80 70 110 110
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Pennsylvania
  • Dark Yellow: Scranton

Sociology VS. All professions salaries in Scranton

$55,060 $60,330 $73,060 $61,110 $64,940
$32,690 $34,240 $35,390 $36,210 $36,880
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology in Scranton
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Scranton

As the number of sociology professionals in Scranton has grown, salaries for sociology professionals have also increased. In 2010 Scranton sociology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $64,940. Four years earlier in 2006, sociology professionals in Scranton made an average salary of $55,060 per year. This growth is faster than the salary trend for all careers in Scranton.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Scranton

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Sociology professionals make a median salary of $58,130 per year in Scranton. The difference in pay between the sociology professionals in the lowest pay bracket and those in the highest pay bracket is approximately 219%. Those in the lowest 10% of the pay bracket earn less than $32,670 per year, while those in the highest 10% of the pay bracket earn more than $104,370 per year.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Scranton

Mental Health
Forensic Psychology
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

On average sociology professionals in Scranton earn salaries that are higher than the salaries earned by other professionals in Scranton.

Educational Trends

Sociology schools in Scranton


Many of Scranton's sociology professionals are graduates of the only accredited sociology school in the city.

Sociology Programs Offered In Scranton


There is one degree and certificate program in sociology offered by Scranton's sociology school.

Student Completed Sociology Degrees In Scranton


In 2010 approximately 2 students completed sociology courses.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Scranton, Pennsylvania

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