BECOME A CENSUS TAKER AND GET PAID TO HELP YOUR COMMUNITY
Pay Rate $16.00 - $17.50
Learn how you can help collect important data that will determine your state's representation in Congress, as well as how funds are spent in your community on things like roads, schools, and hospitals.
What can I expect my work schedule to be like?
If hired, your work schedule will depend on your position. Generally, hours for field positions are flexible. Some field positions require you to work during the day. Other positions require evening and weekend work interviewing the public.
Supervisory positions require employees to be available for certain day, evening, and/or weekend shifts.
Where will I work?
The Census Bureau is committed to hiring census takers to work in their own communities.
How will I be paid?
Employees are paid weekly and can expect to receive their first pay check approximately ten to fourteen days after their first day of work.
Will I be reimbursed for work-related expenses?
Field employees will be reimbursed for authorized work expenses, like mileage, incurred while conducting Census work.
Will I be paid during training?
You will be paid during training at a slightly lower rate than your regular hourly rate.