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Sociologists

Study the behavior of people in groups.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Above the statewide median
$27.99 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

National Data
Growth rate:  8.9%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Graduate degree (any type) is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Interpret research or operational data.
  • Collect information from people through observation, interviews, or surveys.
  • Conduct research on social issues.
  • Instruct college students in social sciences or humanities disciplines.
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Job Title Examples:

Policy Analyst
Research and Evaluation Manager
Social Scientist

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