Social Science Research Assistants
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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.
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The number of 'Social Science Research Assistants' job openings is expected to rise 11.3% by 2032
Total employment, and estimated job openings
Updated projections are due 09-2023.
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
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'.
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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