Your degree in Sociology will provide analytical capacities and practical skills for understanding and working with human groups, and for conducting research using a precise and humanistic scientific methodology. You can pursue careers as a researcher or in human relations/personnel in industry and government, human services, criminal justice, fill positions in regional and community planning and environmental protection and in law enforcement in various settings such as courts, FBI, schools, and communities.
If you’re interested in education, you can select Sociology as a suitable major for Teacher Education and Social Studies certification. You can also enter a range of graduate programs.
Sample Job Titles and National Salary Ranges
|Job Title||Salary Range|
|Sociologists||$44,690 - $136,070|
|Urban and Regional Planners||$43,840 - $118,470|
|Social Science Research Assistants||$36,000 - $93,150|
|Instructional Coordinators||$38,090 - $113,330|
|Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors||$45,410 - $102,650|
|Community Health Workers||$31,260 - $89,690|
|Social and Human Service Assistants||$22,630 - $50,720|
* Sources of Information: United States Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics (2017). For more information about careers and assistance in making your career plans, please contact Career Services (firstname.lastname@example.org) or visit www.ramapo.edu/careercenter/.