U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.
Conduct research, prepare reports, or formulate plans to address economic problems related to the production and distribution of goods and services or monetary and fiscal policy. May collect and process economic and statistical data using sampling techniques and econometric methods. Excludes "Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists" (13-1161).
Illustrative examples: Industrial Economist,
Economic Research Analyst,
Broad Occupation: 19-3010 Economists
Minor Group: 19-3000 Social Scientists and Related Workers
Major Group: 19-0000 Life, Physical, and Social Science Occupations
List of SOC Major Groups
SOC User Guide
Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010