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Keyword Relevance for: anthropology, social
19-3041.00    Sociologists

    O*NET-SOC Title     no matches
    Alternate Occupation Titles yes    2 matches
    O*NET-SOC Description yes    1 match
    Tasks yes    2 matches
    Detailed Work Activities yes    4 matches

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Social Scientist
  • Social Welfare Research Worker

O*NET-SOC Description

  • 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.


  • Analyze and interpret data in order to increase the understanding of human social behavior.
  • 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.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Conduct research on social issues.
  • Develop methods of social or economic research.
  • Instruct college students in social sciences or humanities disciplines.
  • Plan social sciences research.