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Study human society and social behavior by examining the groups and social institutions that people form, as well as various social, religious, political, and business organizations. May study the behavior and interaction of groups, trace their origin and growth, and analyze the influence of group activities on individual members.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 19-3041.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 86,840.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 41.00
- Currently, there are 2,870 people on this job
Also Known As…
- Study Director
- Social Scientist
- Research Specialist
- Research Scientist
- Research Coordinator
- Research Center Director
- Research Associate
- Research and Evaluation Manager
- Research and Development Manager (R&D Manager)
- Urban Sociologist
- Social Welfare Research Worker
- Rural Sociologist
- Program Evaluator
- Policy Officer
- Policy Advisor
- Medical Sociologist
- Family Sociologist
- Evaluation Manager
- Clinical Sociologist
- Clinical Evaluator
Tasks for “Sociologists”
- Collaborate with research workers in other disciplines.
- Consult with and advise individuals such as administrators, social workers, and legislators regarding social issues and policies, as well as the implications of research findings.
- Develop problem intervention procedures, using techniques such as interviews, consultations, role playing, and participant observation of group interactions.
- Observe group interactions and role affiliations to collect data, identify problems, evaluate progress, and determine the need for additional change.
- Teach sociology.
- Develop approaches to the solution of groups' problems, based on research findings in sociology and related disciplines.
- Collect data about the attitudes, values, and behaviors of people in groups, using observation, interviews, and review of documents.
- Present research findings at professional meetings.
- Analyze and interpret data to increase the understanding of human social behavior.
- Plan and conduct research to develop and test theories about societal issues such as crime, group relations, poverty, and aging.
- Prepare publications and reports containing research findings.
- Direct work of statistical clerks, statisticians, and others who compile and evaluate research data.
- Develop, implement, and evaluate methods of data collection, such as questionnaires or interviews.
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