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Study the behavior of people in groups.

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$40.14 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  1.3%    Read more about outlook


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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