Survey Researchers

Survey Researchers

Plan, develop, or conduct surveys. May analyze and interpret the meaning of survey data, determine survey objectives, or suggest or test question wording. Includes social scientists who primarily design questionnaires or supervise survey teams.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Integrity * Analytical Thinking * Dependability * Cooperation * Initiative * Achievement/Effort * Persistence * Stress Tolerance * Adaptability/Flexibility

Representative Tasks * Monitor and evaluate survey progress and performance, using sample disposition reports and response rate calculations. * Review, classify, and record survey data in preparation for computer analysis. * Conduct surveys and collect data, using methods such as interviews, questionnaires, focus groups, market analysis surveys, public opinion polls, literature reviews, and file reviews.


Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Government,

Job Family Life, Physical, and Social Science

Sample Job Titles Data Analyst, Data Collection Specialist, Field Interviewer, Interviewer, Market Survey Representative, Methodologist, Pollster, Proctor, Public Opinion Analyst, Research Associate, Research Fellow, Research Interviewer, Survey Analyst, Survey Associate, Survey Questionnaire Designer, Survey Research Analyst, Survey Research Associate, Survey Research Consultant, Telephone Interviewer.