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Social Science Research Assistants
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or $23.90 hourly
What is the risk of automation?
Qualities required for this occupation:
Social Perceptiveness (47)
Assisting and Caring for Others (22)
Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions (6)
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How quickly is this occupation growing?
The number of 'Social Science Research Assistants' job openings is expected to rise 11.3% by 2031
'Social Science Research Assistants' is expected to be a very fast growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2021 and 2031.
Updated projections are due Sep 2023.
What are the median wages for 'Social Science Research Assistants' in the United States?
In 2021 the median annual wage for 'Social Science Research Assistants' was $49,720, or $23.90 hourly
'Social Science Research Assistants' are paid 8.7% higher than the national median wage, which stands at $45,760
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
How many people are employed as social science research assistants?
As of 2021 there were 28,690 people employed as Social Science Research Assistants within the United States.
This represents around 0.02% of the employed workforce across the country.
Put another way, around 1 in 4 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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