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.
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.
Illustrative examples: Rural Sociologist,
Broad Occupation: 19-3040 Sociologists
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