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Social science field of degree. Employment: 4,647,920. Median annual wage: $64,000.

Social science field of degree. Employment: 4,647,920. Median annual wage: $64,000

Table 1. Social science degree, 2019.
Chart 1. Types of social science majors, 2019.
Chart 2. Employment distribution of workers with a social science degree, by occupational group, 2019.

Table 2. Top-employing occupations for workers with a social science degree.

Suggested citation:

Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Field of degree: Social science,
at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/field-of-degree/social-science/social-science-field-of-degree.htm (visited June 21, 2022).

Last Modified Date: Friday, December 3, 2021