Career Outlook for Social Science Research Assistants

Also known as:  City Planning Aide, Economic Research Assistant, Economist Research Assistant, Historian Research Assistant, Political Science Research Assistant, Psychologist Research Assistant, Sociology Research Assistant
The overall job outlook for Social Science Research Assistant careers has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 64.42 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 10.74 percent per year. Demand for Social Science Research Assistants is expected to go down, with an expected -1,130 jobs shed by 2018. This represents an annual decrease of 0.55 percent over the next few years.
There are currently more Social Science Research Assistants in the following states
New York 5,550
Arizona 2,550
Massachusetts 2,330
California 2,060
Michigan 1,650
District of Columbia 1,520
North Carolina 1,080
The states below have the least number of filled positions for Social Science Research Assistants
Alaska 30
Idaho 30
South Dakota 40
Oklahoma 40
Colorado 50
South Carolina 50
Hawaii 50