Sociology

If you love Sociology and Anthropology, here are some of the most suitable careers for you. These careers use their knowledge of group behavior and dynamics, societal trends and influences, human migrations, ethnicity, cultures, and their history and origins in their job.


Patient Representatives

assist patients in obtaining services, understanding policies and making health care decisions.
$38510
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
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Residential Advisors

coordinate activities in resident facilities in secondary school and college dormitories, group homes, or similar establishments. Order supplies and determine need for maintenance, repairs, and furnishings. May maintain household records and assign rooms. May assist residents with problem solving or refer them to counseling resources.
$33430
Associate’s degree
Strong job growth
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Nurse Midwives

Caitlin Goodwin MSN, RN, CNM from PeriodJoy
Rosemarie Bello Hornak CNM MSN from St Joseph’s Hospital, Paterson New Jersey
2 reviews
diagnose and coordinate all aspects of the birthing process, either independently or as part of a healthcare team. May provide well-woman gynecological care. Must have specialized, graduate nursing education.
$115540
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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APN Psychotherapists

assess, diagnose, and treat individuals and families with mental health or substance use disorders or the potential for such disorders. Apply therapeutic activities, including the prescription of medication, per state regulations, and the administration of psychotherapy.
$80010
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Music Therapists

Kimberly O'Connell from Joyful Counseling Indy
Marjorie O’Reilly, MT-BC, NMT from Bridgewater State Hospital
4 reviews
plan, organize, or direct medically prescribed music therapy activities designed to positively influence patients’ psychological or behavioral status.
$51260
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Occupational Therapists

Victoria Priganc, Ph.D., OTR, CHT, CLT from
Chaya Gottesman from A private practice treating children in my sensory gym
Sarah Stromsdorfer, OTR/L from A large Level I Trauma hospital in Denver, CO
3 reviews
assess, plan, and organize rehabilitative programs that help build or restore vocational, homemaking, and daily living skills, as well as general independence, to persons with disabilities or developmental delays. Use therapeutic techniques, adapt the individual’s environment, teach skills, and modify specific tasks that present barriers to the individual.
$87480
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Social Work Professors

teach courses in social work. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
$78110
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Communications Professors

Heather Hayes, MA from Pace University
Kirk Hazlett from The University of Tampa
2 reviews
teach courses in communications, such as organizational communications, public relations, radio/television broadcasting, and journalism. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
$80940
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Psychology Professors

teach courses in psychology, such as child, clinical, and developmental psychology, and psychological counseling. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
$89960
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Sociology Professors

Chris Drew, PhD from
1 reviews
teach courses in sociology. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
$85180
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Mental Health Social Workers

assess and treat individuals with mental, emotional, or substance abuse problems, including abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and/or other drugs. Activities may include individual and group therapy, crisis intervention, case management, client advocacy, prevention, and education.
$54540
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Healthcare Social Workers

provide individuals, families, and groups with the psychosocial support needed to cope with chronic, acute, or terminal illnesses. Services include advising family caregivers. Provide patients with information and counseling, and make referrals for other services. May also provide case and care management or interventions designed to promote health, prevent disease, and address barriers to access to healthcare.
$60470
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Mental Health Counselors

Amanda Conroy from Amanda Conroy Counseling
Wendy Pitts from A public alternative education school in Maryland
Jayne Green, LPC, CFMHE, CCTP, CTMP, CAMS from Bud & Blossom Therapeutics
Natalie Capano, MHC-LP from Cobb Psychotherapy
Ginelle Krummey, MA LCMHCA NCC from Growth Point Collaborative Counseling and Group Facilitation, PLLC
10 reviews
counsel and advise individuals and groups to promote optimum mental and emotional health, with an emphasis on prevention. May help individuals deal with a broad range of mental health issues, such as those associated with addictions and substance abuse; family, parenting, and marital problems; stress management; self-esteem; or aging.
$51550
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Marriage and Family Therapists

Eileen Kinney Lindgren from Just Mind Counseling
Kimberly Panganiban from
3 reviews
diagnose and treat mental and emotional disorders, whether cognitive, affective, or behavioral, within the context of marriage and family systems. Apply psychotherapeutic and family systems theories and techniques in the delivery of services to individuals, couples, and families for the purpose of treating such diagnosed nervous and mental disorders.
$56890
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Certified Alcohol Drug Counselors

1 reviews
counsel and advise individuals with alcohol, tobacco, drug, or other problems, such as gambling and eating disorders. May counsel individuals, families, or groups or engage in prevention programs.
$51550
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Anthropologists

research, evaluate, and establish public policy concerning the origins of humans; their physical, social, linguistic, and cultural development; and their behavior, as well as the cultures, organizations, and institutions they have created.
$69960
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
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Sociologists

Dr. Kimya Nuru Dennis from 365 Diversity
1 reviews
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.
$93420
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Geographers

study the nature and use of areas of the Earth’s surface, relating and interpreting interactions of physical and cultural phenomena. Conduct research on physical aspects of a region, including land forms, climates, soils, plants, and animals, and conduct research on the spatial implications of human activities within a given area, including social characteristics, economic activities, and political organization, as well as researching interdependence between regions at scales ranging from local to global.
$85620
Bachelor’s degree
Strong job growth
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Archeologists

1 reviews
conduct research to reconstruct record of past human life and culture from human remains, artifacts, architectural features, and structures recovered through excavation, underwater recovery, or other means of discovery.
$69960
Doctoral degree
Strong job growth
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School Psychologists

investigate processes of learning and teaching and develop psychological principles and techniques applicable to educational problems.
$89290
Master’s degree
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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