A degree in Sociology helps you gain a broad range of abilities that are in high demand in today’s job market. You’ll develop analytical, organizational, critical thinking, and communication skills useful in a wide variety of careers.
According to the American Sociological Association, 87% of sociology majors go directly into the labor force after earning a bachelor’s degree. Nationwide, the median salary for sociologists is $73,760, with 99% of sociology majors reporting satisfaction with their choice of major after graduation.
Sociology graduates find positions in business, government, the private sector, education, consulting, insurance, health care, social services, and banking. They pursue opportunities in research, community organizing, administration, marketing, public relations, journalism, community organizing, research, counseling, corrections, investigations, law, and politics.