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)

  Employment Average annual openings
  2016 estimate2026 projectionPercent change Labor force exitsOccupation transfersTotal
Alaska 3837 -2.61 23
United States 14,60014,900 2.5400 9001,340

Job outlook

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

2019 Wages

  Mean Wage Wage by Percentile
  Mean10th25th Median75th90th
United States 31.6115.4620.69 28.4538.4252.33
Alaska 27.8815.9920.04 24.5633.4249.45
Balance of State 26.4615.8919.10 23.1128.2250.27

Labor Force Indicators

2016 Worker Characteristics
Total workersNonresident workers Percent nonresidentPercent age 45 plusPercent age 50 plus
536 11.351.0 44.9
2016 Potential Supply
Qualified but working in another occupation19
Currently employed in a lower paid occupation8
UI claimants previously working in occupation13
2016 ALEXsys Employment Data
Number of registrants 93
Number of job position postings 26
Ratio of registrants to job position postings 3.6

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 Fairbanks   (Fairbanks)
Resource & Applied Economics MS
Statistics BS
Statistics GCRT
Statistics MS

Vocational Training and Resource Center   (Juneau)
Microsoft PowerPoint Complete