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Sociology Career Spotlight: Analyst

By August 26, 2011

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Statistics plays a large role in sociology and the study of social phenomena. If you enjoy statistics, a career as an analyst could be an option for you. The number of different types of analyst positions open to sociologists is vast. Options include healthcare analyst, criminal justice analyst, educational analyst, management analyst, planning analyst, policy analyst, program analyst, social impact analyst, research analyst, market research analyst, and health outcomes analyst, to name a few. The specific duties and topics of analysis will vary from job to job and industry to industry. For example, a healthcare analyst will likely analyze claims data from insurance companies to look for trends or abnormalities while a criminal justice analyst will examine prison or crime data and a market research analyst will look at spending habits of consumers. Learn more about sociology analyst careers here.

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