Jobs For Sociology Graduates In Nigeria

Are you looking for the available jobs and careers for sociology graduates in Nigeria? If yes, this post is for you, read to the end and you will learn about the jobs and careers for sociology graduates in Nigeria.

As a graduate, you are open to job opportunities in the civil service. Most jobs are from the federal, state and local government service. Some private employers hire sociology graduates too.

Jobs for sociology graduates in Nigeria


  • Sociologist
  • Higher institution lecturer
  • Journalist
  • News columnist
  • Secondary school teacher
  • Social worker
  • Public relations officer
  • Police officer
  • Youth worker
  • Policy officer
  • Life coach
  • Community development worker
  • Civil service administrator
  • International aid worker
  • Secretary
  • Counsellor

Where can sociology graduates work in Nigeria


  • Local government commission
  • State government civil service
  • Federal government civil service
  • Law firms
  • Media companies
  • NGOs
  • Voluntary organizations
  • Counselling firms/centers
  • Charity organizations
  • Police force
  • Security companies
  • Social organizations
  • Research companies
  • Marketing companies

Salary of sociology graduates in Nigeria


They are mainly employed by the government and because of this their salaries is not very high at entry level, although after series of promotion their salaries do increase.

The average salary of sociology graduates in Nigeria is about 100,000 naira to 150,000 naira per month.