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What Sociologists Do
Sociologists study society and social behavior.
Sociologists typically work full time during regular business hours.
How to Become a Sociologist
Most sociology jobs require a master’s degree or Ph.D.
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About $tools.number.format('#,###',$op) openings for sociologists are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.
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More Information, Including Links to O*NET
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