Career information and college search tools for sociologists and those interested in pursuing careers in related fields.

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for:

Listed below are metro areas sorted by the total number of people employed in Sociologists jobs , as of 2015

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Metro Area (California) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Anaheim 220 $121,820
Los Angeles 220 $121,820
Long Beach 220 $121,820
San Francisco 210 $96,630
Oakland 210 $96,630
Hayward 210 $96,630
Arcade 70 $72,910
Roseville 70 $72,910
Arden 70 $72,910
Sacramento 70 $72,910
San Diego 40 $96,630
Carlsbad 40 $96,630
Santa Clara N/A $79,670
San Jose N/A $79,670
Sunnyvale N/A $79,670
Metro Area (North Carolina) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Chapel Hill 90 $77,620
Durham 90 $77,620
Metro Area (Washington) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
Bellevue 60 $65,230
Tacoma 60 $65,230
Seattle 60 $65,230
Metro Area (Wisconsin) Total Employment Annual Median Salary
West Allis 60 $53,850
Waukesha 60 $53,850
Milwaukee 60 $53,850
Madison N/A $37,880

Career Stories (Job Profiles) for Sociologists

To find out more about building a career as Sociologists, we spoke with professionals in the field across a variety of specialties. Learn about their experiences on the job, the steps they took to complete their education, and what it takes to excel in this industry. Click the link to see a story.

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Most Popular Industries for :

Industries representing at least 1% of total jobs for the occupation.

Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Industry Jobs Percent Annual Median Salary
Professional And Technical Services 2,120 48% $73,070
Education 1,420 32% $61,430
Non-profit 400 9% $89,090
Government 400 9% $58,420
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