CSA Factoids

Number of Sociologists in Canada

As reported by universities (2007-8):

1,115* 

From count of webpage faculty listings, departments  with “sociology” as part of their name, conducted by the CSA in summer 2010:

976**

CSA members (faculty, not counting grad students), 2009

347***

*Includes “all  faculty without senior administrative duties, excluding Nova Scotia College of Art and   Design University”. Source: CAUT Almanac 2010-11, Table 2.8, reporting Statisitics Canada data, apparently from an administrative data base from reports by universities.
**Includes some non-sociologists, such as anthropologists in departments of sociology and anthropology.
*** as ofDecember 31st 2009. Includes a few  non-Canadian faculty or non-university positions  

Age distribution of Canadian sociologists

<30 0.50%
30-34 5.20%
35-39 12.70%
40-44 14.00%
45-49 13.00%
50-54 14.80%
55-59 16.60%
60-64 17.90%
65-69 4.70%
70+ 0.50%

Source: as above

Average Salaries for Canadian sociologists

Rank Salary
Professor $121,401
Associate $97,173
Assistant $76,768
Lecturer and other $66,802

Source: as above, Table 2.9

Percentage Female by Rank,  for Canadian sociologists

Professor 36.00%
Associate 60.00%
Assistant 75.60%
Lecturer and other 76.90%
All ranks combined 62.60%

Source: as above, Table 2.12

Academic Appointments

Male 40%
Female 60%

90 appointments
Source: as above, Table 2.14

Sociology Enrolments, Canadian universities

BA> 15,099   (76.1% females)
MA 1,026   (69.3% females)
PhD> 817   (60.8% females)

Source: as above, Table 3.13

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1Mainly from the CAUT Almanac for 2010-11, reporting for 2007-8
Compiled by JG, September 2010