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I’m currently in highschool, 9th grade, and I’m very interested in Psychology specifically social psychology. I’m not sure if I’d like to pursue a job in the psychology field but I’m very sure I want to at least study it. I wanted help figuring out what jobs someone with a Social psychology degree could get(not including a social worker because that’s not something I’m interested in) I was also interested in knowing what someone working in that fields favourite part of it was and what benefits they have gotten out of it.

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dave’s Answer

environmental psychology, sports psych, etc there are many different areas you can research and social work does not pay that well anyway unfortunately

good luck!
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Noah’s Answer

You could go into IO psychology (industrial/organizational) and help businesses/organizations improve their social/work structures and cultures. If you're interested in business, finance or consulting along with psychology this could be an awesome career-path for you
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Blanche’s Answer

Social psychology is one of the broad areas you'll study if you pursue a psychology major in college. It's unlikely that you'll specialize in social psychology in a bachelor's degree program, because at that level you'll need to study many areas of psychology in order to gain an understanding of the field in general. It's in graduate school where you'll have the opportunity to narrow your study and become more of a specialist in this area of psychology. Others who have responded to your question have correctly pointed out that most jobs in the field of social psychology involve research -- either carrying out research projects or helping organizations apply research findings for practical use.
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RJ’s Answer

Research Assistant would be a big area specifically in the social sciences/applied research realm. I would suggest looking at user research as well.
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Zahid’s Answer

A social psychologist studies interpersonal and group dynamics and social challenges: implicit bias, prejudice, criminal activity, and bullying, for example. They perform research on social interactions and what influences them, including attitudes, group behavior, leadership, and public perceptions.

Social psychologists also may help companies hire and train workers; evaluate training programs; and look for ways to encourage people to reduce pollution. A background in this field provides skills in organizational consultation, market research, and systems design. Many social psychologists may specialize in a niche, such as leadership or group behavior.

With a master’s degree or Ph.D. in social psychology, you may teach or research at a university. You almost always need a doctoral degree to be employed as a college professor in social psychology. Some employers that are not in academia may accept a master’s degree.

Social psychologists also work in the private sector as consultants, researchers, marketing managers, and technical directors. You can work in private companies, nonprofit organizations in education or conflict resolution, and for the government.

Becoming a social psychologist requires a master’s degree or Ph.D. Earning these esteemed degrees takes money and time, so be sure to learn what your salary potential is.

The American Psychological Association reports social psychologists can make a median salary of $85,800. But the site notes that income in this field largely hinges on location, industry, and work experience.

To learn more have a look at this link:
https://psydprograms.org/how-much-do-social-psychologists-make/
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