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Make an impact on your community and join our team today!

The U.S. Census Bureau is committed to recruiting a diverse and inclusive workforce that is representative of the American people.

Census Bureau field representatives and field supervisors make up the majority of these positions, serving an important role in completing the mission of the agency. They connect with diverse members of their local communities and collect data that represents the voice of the nation. Census Bureau data are the foundation of all official statistics used to make decisions about the programs, services, and infrastructure that we rely upon. 

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Why Become a Field Representative?

Earn Extra Money

The Census Bureau offers competitive wages that are paid biweekly. Authorized expenses, such as mileage, are reimbursed for employees ​conducting in-person interviews.

Give a Voice to Your Community

Data collected by field representatives inform programs, governments, and business leaders about your local community.

Fit Your Schedule

Field representative jobs allow flexible hours that help you balance other commitments.

What Field Representatives Say About Their Job

Christopher A. - Ventura County, CA

“I feel good contributing to a better understanding of my community’s needs. It’s a positive part of my post-retirement life.”

Jeanne M. - Newton County, GA

“Being successful in meeting and accomplishing my goals as a field representative has motivated and inspired me to be the best that I can be at all times.”

David M. - Vigo County, IN

“I like that I am doing a service by gathering data that will be used to make a difference for my country and those that live in it.”

Mary Anne J. - Middlesex County, MA

“After relocating to Massachusetts, working for the Census Bureau gave me the opportunity to explore my new surroundings and meet people.”

Andrew T. - Elko County, NV

“Working as a Census Bureau field representative not only provides me extra income, but it also gives me the opportunity to meet people within the Vietnamese community and speak my native language.”

Claudia C. - San Joaquin County, CA

“My job as a field representative allows me the flexibility to also volunteer and be involved in community activities.”

Peter W. - New York County, NY

“I receive Social Security and work as a field representative, which gives me extra income while meeting interesting people and doing something important for my community.”

Miranda S. - Franklin County, OH

“Working as a field representative has given me great flexibility to work and balance my busy life as a mom with school age children.”

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