Occupation Information | Department of Labor Research and Analysis

Social Science Research Assistants (19-4061)

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).
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 65 66 1.54 2 6 8
United States 39600 43100 0.0 1100 3800 5300
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 25.75 14.95 18.87 23.66 30.01 39.08

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.