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Sociology Schools In South Dakota

There are 7 accredited sociology schools in South Dakota for faculty who teach sociology classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the sociology academic community in South Dakota, and the future trends in sociology training at the following levels:


  1. Augustana College in Sioux Falls

    2001 S Summit Ave, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57197-0001

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  2. Black Hills State University

    1200 University St, Spearfish, South Dakota 57799-9500

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  3. Kilian Community College

    300 E. 6th Street, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57103-7020

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  4. Northern State University

    1200 S Jay St, Aberdeen, South Dakota 57401-7198

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  5. South Dakota State University

    Administration Lane, Brookings, South Dakota 57007-1898

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. University of Sioux Falls

    1101 W 22nd St, Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57105-1699

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  7. University of South Dakota

    414 E Clark St, Vermillion, South Dakota 57069-2390

    194 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

South Dakota Vs. National Sociology Employment

South Dakota 70
National 21,140

Of all of the sociology professionals that work in the US, approximately 0% work in South Dakota state.

Employment Growth for Sociology professionals In South Dakota

40 50 60 60 70
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of sociology professionals is growing in South Dakota. In South Dakota, 30 more sociology professionals were working in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 75% growth in the field. This is faster than the trend for sociology professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of sociology professionals has grown by 8% between 2006 and 2010.

Sociology VS. All Professions salaries in South Dakota

$49,910 $49,680 $52,670 $54,220 $56,000
$38,163 $39,417 $40,567 $40,767 $40,691
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of sociology professionals is growing, the salaries paid to sociology professionals are increasing in South Dakota. Sociology professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $49,910 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $56,000 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in South Dakota

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Thus, there was a 11% growth in sociology professionals' salaries. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. There is a 92% pay differential between the highest paid sociology professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket. Thus, there is huge variation in pay, within the field of sociology in South Dakota.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in South Dakota

Forensic Psychology
Mental Health
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

In South Dakota, sociology professionals earn, on average, more than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Sociology programs available for each degree type for all schools in South Dakota


The number of students graduating from the 7 accredited sociology schools in South Dakota is increasing. In South Dakota, there were 93 graduates in 2006. And there were 105 graduates from sociology courses in 2010.

There was an increase in the number of sociology school degree or certificate graduates in South Dakota by 13%. A majority of these graduates, or 60%, graduated with an bachelor's degree in sociology.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in South Dakota

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