Survey Researchers (19-3022)

Occupation description:  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. Excludes Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists (13-1161) and Statisticians (15-2041).

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Employment and Job Openings   (click here for the 10-year forecast)

  Average employment Average annual openings
  2014 estimate2024 projectionPercent change GrowthReplacementTotal
Alaska 5759 3.50 11
United States 16,70018,700 11.6190 200390

Job outlook

  • Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities. Read more.

2016 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 28.8212.3518.17 26.1936.7548.20

Labor Force Indicators

2015 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
8221 25.648.4 40.3
2015 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation26
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation10
UI claimants previously working in occupation13
2015 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 82
Number of job position postings 8
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 10.2

Typical Entry-level Education, Experience, and/or On-the-job Training

Education: Master's degree Work experience: None On-the-job training: None

Training Resources

Alaska Computer Business Solutions LLC   (Anchorage)
PowerPoint Level 1
PowerPoint Level 2

North Star Computing   (Fairbanks)
PowerPoint Complete

University of Alaska Anchorage   (Anchorage)
Economics Bac
Economics Bac

University of Alaska Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Economics Bac
Economics Bac

Vocational Training and Resource Center   (Juneau)
Microsoft PowerPoint Complete

WinCertification   (Red Devil)
Introduction to MS Power Point