What do they do?

All social scientists and related workers not listed separately.

Typical Wages

Projected Growth Rate

Employment of Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other is projected to show little or no change from 2020 to 2030.

Projected Employment in VA

No Data Available
  • 1.8%

    Change

    Ranks #25 in job growth rate
    400

    Job Openings

    Ranks #1 in net job growth

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Education Level

Percent of workers in this field with these degrees:

  • Doctorate or Professional Degree  (16%)
  • Master's degree  (42%)
  • Bachelor's degree  (34%)
  • Associate's degree  (4%)
  • Some college, no degree  (3%)
  • High school diploma equivalent  (1%)
  • Less than high school diploma  (1%)

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  • #1
    • Degrees Granted

      16,613
    • Female Students

      11,374
    • Male Students

      5,239
    • Median Starting Salary

      $39,700
  • #2
    • Degrees Granted

      4,080
    • Female Students

      3,293
    • Male Students

      787
    • Median Starting Salary

      $35,800
  • #3
    • Degrees Granted

      3,280
    • Female Students

      2,038
    • Male Students

      1,242
    • Median Starting Salary

      $47,533
  • #4
    • Degrees Granted

      2,447
    • Female Students

      2,057
    • Male Students

      390
    • Median Starting Salary

      $37,307
  • #5
    • Degrees Granted

      1,897
    • Female Students

      1,241
    • Male Students

      656
    • Median Starting Salary

      $44,181

This page includes data from:

O*NET OnLine Career data: O*NET 28.2 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (“USDOL/ETA”). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Logo Occupation statistics: USDOL U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Employment Statistics

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