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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).

All Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Code
Title Employment Change Annual Average Openings Typical education needed for entry
2014 2024 Level Percent Total Growth Replace-
ments
194061  Social Science Research Assistants 1,600 1,686 86 5.38 % 76 67 Bachelor's degree 

Industry Projections for this Occupation

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Industry 2014
Employment
Projected 2024 Employment Change
2014-2024
2016
Mean Annual OES Wage
Number Percent Distribution Number Percent Distribution Number Percent
Educational Services    680  42 % 730  43 % 50  7 % $63,250
Educational Services    680  42 % 730  43 % 50  7 % $63,250
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    420  26 % 410  24 % -10  -3 % $58,900
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services    420  26 % 410  24 % -10  -3 % $58,900
Hospitals    310  19 % 350  21 % 40  15 % $47,650
Health Care and Social Assistance    310  19 % 350  21 % 40  15 % $47,650