Social Science Research Assistants

AUTOMATION RISK
CALCULATED
66%
risk level
POLLING
50%
Based on 49 votes
LABOR DEMAND
GROWTH
11.3%
by year 2032
WAGES
$50,470
or $24.26 per hour
Volume
28,720
as of 2022
SUMMARY
JOB SCORE
4.6/10

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Automation risk

66% (High Risk)

High Risk (61-80%): Jobs in this category face a significant threat from automation, as many of their tasks can be easily automated using current or near-future technologies.

More information on what this score is, and how it is calculated is available here.

Some quite important qualities of the job are difficult to automate:

  • Originality

User poll

50% chance of full automation within the next two decades

Our visitors have voted they are unsure if this occupation will be automated. However, the automation risk level we have generated suggests a much higher chance of automation: 66% chance of automation.

What do you think the risk of automation is?

What is the likelihood that Social Science Research Assistants will be replaced by robots or artificial intelligence within the next 20 years?






Growth

Very fast growth relative to other professions

The number of 'Social Science Research Assistants' job openings is expected to rise 11.3% by 2032

Total employment, and estimated job openings

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031
Updated projections are due 09-2023.

Wages

Moderately paid relative to other professions

In 2022, the median annual wage for 'Social Science Research Assistants' was $50,470, or $24 per hour

'Social Science Research Assistants' were paid 9.0% higher than the national median wage, which stood at $46,310

Wages over time

* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Volume

Lower range of job opportunities compared to other professions

As of 2022 there were 28,720 people employed as 'Social Science Research Assistants' within the United States.

This represents around < 0.001% of the employed workforce across the country

Put another way, around 1 in 5 thousand people are employed as 'Social Science Research Assistants'.

Job description

Assist social scientists in laboratory, survey, and other social science research. May help prepare findings for publication and assist in laboratory analysis, quality control, or data management.

SOC Code: 19-4061.00

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Comments

NonRobot (Low) says
Robots are unable to analyze social behavior accurately by virtue of being a robot.
May 04, 2021 at 06:14 AM

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