Survey interviewers and statistical clerks

Survey interviewers and statistical clerks

NOC
1454

Contact individuals to gather information for market research, public opinion polls or election and census counts; compile interview data into reports, lists, directories and other documents.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Fair
Fair

3 Year Job Openings

66
 

Median Hourly Wage

$15.00
$13.25
Low
$27.00
High

Median Salary

$5,169
 

Typically Required

High school or specific training

Employed

479
 

% Working Full Time

54%
 

% Working Full Year

25%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

Survey interviewers contact individuals to gather information for market research, public opinion polls or election and census enumeration. Statistical clerks code and compile interview and other data into reports, lists, directories and other documents. Workers in this unit group are employed by market research and polling firms, government departments and agencies, utility companies, contact centres and other establishments. This unit group also includes clerks who observe and record information on traffic flow.

Main Duties

Survey interviewers perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Contact individuals by telephone or in person and explain the purpose of the interview
  • Ask questions following the outlines of questionnaires and surveys
  • Record responses on paper or enter responses directly into a computer database through computer-assisted interviewing systems.

Statistical clerks perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Check information gathered for completeness and accuracy
  • Code information according to established coding manuals and enter data into statistical-based computer programs
  • Conduct routine statistical analysis of data
  • Compile interview and other data into reports and lists.

Also Known As

  • census enumerator
  • coding clerk - statistics
  • election enumerator
  • interview clerk
  • poll clerk
  • public opinion interviewer
  • statistical clerk
  • survey interviewer
  • telephone survey clerk
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • Completion of secondary school may be required.
  • Experience in the operation of a computer may be required.
  • On-the-job training is usually provided.
  • May require driver's licence.

Provincial Regulation

Not Provincially Regulated

Employment by Sex

The following graph shows the percentage of men and women working in this occupation in New Brunswick.

Data legend

65.5%
Female
34.5%
Male
Employment by age

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by age group.

Data legend

13.8%
15-24
13.8%
25-34
11.2%
35-44
15.5%
45-54
17.2%
55-64
28.5%
65+
Employment by highest level of education

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by highest level of education achieved.

Data legend

3.4%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
35.6%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
5.1%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
32.2%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
23.7%
University - Bachelor Level or Above
Employment by Industry

The following graph shows the industry groups in which the largest shares of persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick are employed. Small percentages for all top three industry groups may suggest employment for this occupation is widely distributed amongst many industry groups.

Data legend

67.5%
Public administration
7.5%
Administrative and support, waste management and remediation services
6.7%
Professional, scientific and technical services
18.3%
All Other Industries
Employment by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons employed in this occupation in New Brunswick by which economic region they reside in.

Data legend

18.30%
Northeast
29.60%
Southeast
20.90%
Southwest
20.00%
Central
11.30%
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Annual Median Salary by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

Data legend

$7,380
Northeast
$12,445
Southeast
$8,173
Southwest
$11,292
Central
$5,162
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Hourly Median Wages by Economic Regions

The following represents the median hourly wage of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

Northeast

$16.00
$11.70
Low
$27.00
High

Southeast

$14.25
$13.25
Low
$19.35
High
No Data Available
No Data Available
No Data Available
Salary

This following represents the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation compared to the median salary of workers employed in this occupation that work full-time year-round.

All Workers Employed in this Occupation

$5,169

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$52,724

This following represents the median salary of persons employed in this occupation across each of the Atlantic Provinces and nationally.

New Brunswick

$5,169

Newfoundland

$5,717

Prince Edward Island

$9,511

Nova Scotia

$6,207

Canada

$5,875
Employment Outlook

The following represents the number of job openings that are expected to occur in this occupation over the next three and ten years respectively, broken down by openings expected to result from growth (“new jobs”) and openings expected to result from attrition (death and retirements).

Three Year Outlook

Total Openings: 3 Year

66
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

2
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

64
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

205
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

2
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

201