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Sociology Schools
In Washington DC

The city of Washington has 8 schools where sociology faculty can find employment. Below are statistics and other relevant data to help analyze the state of sociology and sociology education in Washington, which includes sociology training at the following levels:


Professional Trends

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Sociology Employment

Washington DC 770
Washington DC 630

Exactly 770 of Washington DC's 630 sociology professionals work in Washington. There has been a 27% decline in the number of sociology professionals in Washington between the years 2006 and 2010. As the employment for sociology professionals in Washington has decreased, overall employment in Washington has increased.

Washington DC Vs. Washington DC Sociology employment growth

850 720 810 710 630
1,060 990 1,080 850 770
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Grey: Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: Washington DC

Sociology VS. All professions salaries in Washington DC

$77,035 $72,505 $79,425 $81,125 $85,455
$52,980 $54,840 $57,620 $60,090 $62,300
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Sociology in Washington DC
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions in Washington DC

In Washington, salaries for sociology professionals have increased. In 2010 Washington sociology professionals earned an average yearly salary of $85,455. Four years earlier in 2006, the average salary for sociology professionals in Washington was $77,035 per year. The growth in the salary of sociology professionals in Washington is slower than the salary trend for all careers in the city.

Salary percentiles for Sociology professionals in Washington DC

10th percentile
25th percentile
50th percentile
75th percentile
90th percentile

Sociology professionals in Washington make a median yearly salary of $75,150. The 10% of sociology professionals in the lowest pay bracket earn less than $41,855 per year, while those in the highest pay bracket earn approximately $117,450 per year.

Average Salaries for Sociology professionals and related professions in Washington DC

Organizational Psychology
Mental Health
School Psychology
Sports Psychology
Forensic Psychology

Washington sociology professionals have earnings that are higher than the salaries earned by others in related fields, on average.

Educational Trends

Sociology schools in Washington DC


Many of Washington's sociology professionals are graduates of one of the 8 accredited sociology schools in the city.

Sociology Programs Offered In Washington DC


There are a total of 14 degree and certificate programs in sociology offered by Washington's sociology schools.

Student Completed Sociology Degrees In Washington DC


In 2010 approximately 132 students graduated from sociology courses.

Sociology Faculty Salaries in Washington DC, Washington DC

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