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College Sociology Teachers

Teach college-level courses in sociology.

Quick Facts


Well above the statewide median
$87,496 / year    Read more about wages


Below statewide average
Growth rate:  7.6%    Read more about outlook


Graduate degree (any type) is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Compile specialized bibliographies or lists of materials.
  • Guide class discussions.
  • Teach social science courses at the college level.
  • Develop instructional objectives.
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Job Title Examples:

Economics Professor
Mathematics Professor
Sociology Professor

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