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Sociology Schools In Utah

Sociology classes faculty can choose to work at one of 8 accredited sociology schools in Utah. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of sociology and sociology training in Utah, which includes sociology training at the following levels:


  1. Brigham Young University

    Main Campus, Provo, Utah 84602

    71 U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Snow College

    150 E College Ave, Ephraim, Utah 84627

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. Southern Utah University

    351 West University Blvd, Cedar City, Utah 84720

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Utah State University

    Old Main Hill, Logan, Utah 84322-1400

    170 U.S. News National University Ranking
  5. Salt Lake Community College

    4600 S Redwood Rd, Salt Lake City, Utah 84123

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  6. University of Utah

    201 Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-9008

    124 U.S. News National University Ranking
  7. Weber State University

    3848 Harrison Blvd, Ogden, Utah 84408-1137

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  8. Westminster College in Salt Lake City

    1840 South 1300 East, Salt Lake City, Utah 84105

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Utah Vs. National Sociology Employment

Utah 210
National 21,140

Approximately 1% of the country's sociology professionals work in Utah state.

Employment Growth for Sociology professionals In Utah

270 270 210 160 210
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

The number of sociology professionals is shrinking in Utah. There were 60 less sociology professionals working in Utah in 2010, than there were in 2006. Thus, in Utah, this field has shrunk by 22% in four years. 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 Utah

$60,960 $64,095 $65,375 $64,470 $62,870
$40,990 $43,308 $44,832 $45,796 $46,619
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to sociology professionals are growing in Utah. In 2006 sociology professionals made a mean salary of $60,960 per year, and in 2010 they made $62,870 per year.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Utah

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Thus, there was a 3% growth in sociology professionals' salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. There is a 202% 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 Utah.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Utah

Forensic Psychology
Mental Health
School Psychology
Sports Psychology

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

Educational Trends

Sociology programs available for each degree type for all schools in Utah


As the number of sociology professionals is decreasing in Utah state, the number of students graduating from the 8 accredited sociology schools in Utah state is decreasing. In Utah, there were 508 graduates in 2006. And there were 385 graduates from sociology courses in 2010.

There was a decrease in the number of sociology school degree or certificate graduates in Utah by 24%. Most of these graduates, or 46%, earned an bachelor's degree in sociology.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Utah

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