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Social Science Research Assistants

in Massachusetts

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. Excludes "Graduate Teaching Assistants" (25-1191).

Occupation Projection for Social Science Research Assistants

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Code
Title Employment Change Average Annual Typical education needed for entry
2016 2026 Level Percent Exits Transfers Change Openings
194061  Social Science Research Assistants 1,939 2,062 123 6.34 % 80 149 12 241 Bachelor's degree 

Social Science Research Assistants Projections by Industry

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Projection Table Definitions and Notes
Industry 2016
Employment
Projected 2026 Employment Change
2016-2026
2017
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    670  34 % 640  31 % -30  -5 % $61,140
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    670  34 % 640  31 % -30  -5 % $61,140
Educational Services    410  21 % 460  22 % 50  13 % $64,100
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