Sociologists

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Occupation Description

Sociologists study human society and communal conduct by examining the groups and social establishments that people form, as well as various social, religious, political, and business groups. They also study the conduct and collaboration of groups, trace their beginning and evolution, and analyze the effect of group actions on specific participants.

Estimated Income

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

Total Employees In 2010

2340

Job Openings By 2020

1800

Growth Rate

18.1%

Required Education

Master's degree
Specific Programs:
Masters in Sociology

Required Work Experience

None

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