Information About Survey Researchers

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Training

Survey researchers need bachelor's degree.

Degrees for Survey researchers
Training for Survey Researchers
Percent
Less than High School 0.4
High School 4.7
Some College 11.5
Associates Degree 5.6
Bachelors Degree 47.5
Masters Degree 26.1
Doctorate or Professional Degree 4.2

Employment

Represents about 23,000 people in the United States- 6.7% of which are self-employed

Employment prospects are up Over the next 5 years there will be aproximately 7,000 more survey researchers but, because of expected growth and replacement needs in the United States, we will need 13,000 more.


Hourly Income

On average, survey researchers make $22.95 per hour.

Hourly Income Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Survey researchers $9.26 $12.70 $19.30 $30.10 $40.90
Life, physical, and social science occupations $15.00 $20.20 $28.50 $40.50 $54.60
National Average $8.65 $10.70 $16.50 $26.60 $41.00

Annual Salaries

On average, survey researchers make $47,740 per year.

Annual Salary Distribution in U.S. Dollars ($)
Bottom 10% Bottom 25% Median Top 75% Top 90%
Survey researchers $19,260 $26,420 $40,150 $62,620 $85,080
Life, physical, and social science occupations $31,310 $42,020 $59,330 $84,320 $113,620
National Average $18,000 $22,380 $34,460 $55,470 $85,280

This data is from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics

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