Employment in social science-related occupations is projected to grow by seven percent from 2014-2024, resulting in approximately 97,600 new jobs. The median annual wage for social science-related occupations was $62,160 in May 2015, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Possible career opportunities include: survey researcher, public policy, urban planning and secondary education. Potential employers include government agencies, social service agencies, museums and research organizations. The skills developed in this program are also a good foundation for law, business and even medicine.
For more detailed and extensive information regarding careers involving this major, please refer to the Career Development Center.