Sample 1 - State of California

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Social Scientists and Related Workers, All Other
(SOC Code : 19-3099)
in California

All social scientists and related workers not listed separately.

Employers are usually looking for candidates with a Master's degree .

Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
California 20141st Qtr$41.64$32.61$39.88$48.88

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
California 2012 - 20224,2005,10090021.4160

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in State of California
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Management & Technical Consulting Svc 30,05426.3%
Scientific Research and Development Svc 6,1709.5%
Colleges and Universities 2,3174.5%
Social Advocacy Organizations 7,7011.0%

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Training Programs (click on title for more information)[Top]
Program Title
Behavioral Sciences
Demography and Population Studies
Gerontology
Health Policy Analysis
Social Sciences, General

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Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Prepare reports or recommendations on transportation planning.
Recommend transportation system improvements or projects, based on economic, population, land-use or traffic projections.
Participate in public meetings or hearings to explain planning proposals, to gather feedback from those affected by projects, or to achieve consensus on project designs.
Define regional or local transportation planning problems or priorities.
Analyze and interpret data from traffic modeling software, geographic information systems, or associated databases.
Document and evaluate transportation project needs and costs.
Review development plans for transportation system effects, infrastructure requirements, or compliance with applicable transportation regulations.
Develop design ideas for new or improved transport infrastructure, such as junction improvements, pedestrian projects, bus facilities, and car parking areas.
Produce environmental documents, such as environmental assessments or environmental impact statements.
Collaborate with engineers to research, analyze, or resolve complex transportation design issues.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Systems Evaluation - Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system.
Coordination - Adjusting actions in relation to others` actions.

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Top Abilities (Attributes of the person that influence performance in this job.)
Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Inductive Reasoning - The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
Problem Sensitivity - The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.
Deductive Reasoning - The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Achievement - Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment.
Independence - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions.

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