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Survey Researchers Skills

Below are the skills needed to be survey researchers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Skill NameImportanceCompetence
Reading Comprehension44.12
Writing44.38
Speaking44
Active Listening44
Critical Thinking3.884.12

Survey Researchers Abilities

Below are the abilities needed to be survey researchers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Ability NameImportanceCompetence
Oral Comprehension4.124.12
Oral Expression4.124.25
Mathematical Reasoning44.12
Written Expression44.38
Written Comprehension44.25

Survey Researchers Knowledge

Below are the knowledge areas needed to be survey researchers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 7 being highest).

   
Knowledge AreaImportanceCompetence
English Language4.415
Mathematics3.814.96
Customer and Personal Service3.634.69
Administration and Management3.594.56
Sociology and Anthropology3.334.44

Survey Researchers Work activities

Below are the work activities involved in being survey researchers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest) and competency level on a scale of 1 to 7 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work ActivityImportanceCompetence
Analyzing Data or Information4.595.77
Interacting With Computers4.544.32
Communicating with Supervisors, Peers, or Subordinates4.525.62
Getting Information4.445.08
Processing Information4.445.93

Survey Researchers Work styles

Below are the work styles involved in being survey researchers according to their importance on the scale of 1 to 5 (1 being lowest and 5 being highest).

   
Work StyleImportance
Attention to Detail4.81
Integrity4.65
Analytical Thinking4.65
Dependability4.56
Initiative4.46

Metro Areas Sorted by Total Employment for
Survey Researchers

Listed below are the 10 largest metro areas based on the total number of people employed in Survey Researchers jobs , as of 2017

   
Metro AreaTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Salary
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim640 $75,380
Trenton320 N/A
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach280 $42,710
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington260 $54,340
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale200 $45,240
Pittsburgh200 $68,200
San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward200 $71,170
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk190 $59,680
Urban Honolulu130 $39,570
Ann Arbor130 $55,880

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Total employment and salary for professions similar to survey researchers

Source : 2017 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; O*NET® 22.1 Database, O*NET OnLine, National Center for O*NET Development, Employment & Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, onetonline.org

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