Social Science Research Assistants

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Occupation Description

Social science research assistants support social scientists in laboratory, examination, and other social science investigation. They may help prepare conclusions for publication and help in laboratory examination, quality control, or data administration

Estimated Income

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Middle
Upper End
$200,000
$150,000
$100,000
$50,000
All financial data provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics (bls.gov)

Total Employees In 2010

26370

Job Openings By 2020

17000

Growth Rate

15%

Required Education

Associate's degree
Specific Programs:
Associates in Social Work

Required Work Experience

None

National long-term projections may not reflect local and/or short term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth