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What Survey Researchers Do
Survey researchers design and conduct surveys and analyze data.
Most survey researchers work in research firms, polling organizations, nonprofits, corporations, colleges and universities, and government agencies. The majority work full time during regular business hours.
How to Become a Survey Researcher
Many research positions require a master’s degree or Ph.D., although a bachelor’s degree may be sufficient for some entry-level positions.
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About $tools.number.format('#,###',$op) openings for survey researchers are projected each year, on average, over the decade. Many of those openings are expected to result from the need to replace workers who transfer to different occupations or exit the labor force, such as to retire.
State & Area Data
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Compare the job duties, education, job growth, and pay of survey researchers with similar occupations.
More Information, Including Links to O*NET
Learn more about survey researchers by visiting additional resources, including O*NET, a source on key characteristics of workers and occupations.