Educational Research Scientist
What Does An Educational Research Scientist Do?
An educational researcher conducts research on anything related to learning, teaching, and school systems – anything related to education.
How Do I Become An Educational Research Scientist?
A master’s degree in psychology, education, assessment and measurement, or a related field is required to obtain this position. A doctorate may make a person more competitive during the job search, and it may be required in some organizations. A master’s degree typically takes about two-three years to earn after earning a four-year bachelor’s degree. Earning a doctorate may require an additional two-three years of college work
What is the Average Salary For An Educational Research Scientist?
High – 116,000
Median – 77,000
Low – 47,000
What Courses Should I Take To Become An Educational Research Scientist?
- Science – As much as possible, including psychology!
- Math – As much as possible, including statistics!
- English – As much as possible!
What Is The Work Environment For An Educational Research Scientist?
Carol, the educational researcher featured in the video, works for a not-for-profit educational organization.
What Is The Future Outlook For An Educational Research Scientist?
The job outlook for this position looks good over the next 10 years, keeping in mind that geographical differences may exist.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook
- Explore Careers, Labour Market Information, Government of Canada