Having a degree opens up new career opportunities.

What job can you get with a social science degree?

Most social science graduates go on to become sociologists. . Here is a list of careers where the skills you learn in a social science degree will be useful:

What is the job market for social science degrees?

Compared to other degrees in the US, the job market for social science graduates is average overall. This means that job opportunities have remained steady and that the market is consistent with other sectors across the country.

Here’s a breakdown of social science graduate employment. Compared to the national average, the number of people who are underpaid (that is, who make less than $40,000 per year) is 8% more than other degrees on average.

Employment Status% of Social Science Grads
Employed70.6%
Unemployed0.0%
Underpaid29.4%
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