Career Outlook for Sociologists

Also known as:  Criminologist, Family Sociologist, Penologist, Rural Sociologist, Sociologist, Urban Sociologist
The overall job outlook for Sociologist careers has been relatively unchanged since 2004. Vacancies for this career have slightly decreased by 1.92 percent nationwide in that time, with an average decline of -0.32 percent per year. Demand for Sociologists is expected to go up, with an expected 2,290 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an annual increase of 7.72 percent over the next few years.
TOP STATES
There are currently more Sociologists in the following states
California 1,040
District of Columbia 490
New York 460
Michigan 240
Pennsylvania 230
Massachusetts 200
Washington 140
BOTTOM STATES
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Sociologists
Georgia 30
Arizona 40
Wisconsin 50
Maryland 50
Florida 50
Ohio 90
North Carolina 120
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