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Social Science Research Assistants

Assist social scientists in laboratory, survey, and other social science research.

Quick Facts


Below the statewide median
$21.74 / hour    Read more about wages


National Data
Growth rate:  8.4%    Read more about outlook


Bachelor's degree is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Provide technical information or assistance to public.
  • Confer with clients to exchange information.
  • Collect information from people through observation, interviews, or surveys.
  • Collect archival data.
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Job Title Examples:

Research Associate
Research Specialist
Research Assistant

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