Survey Interviewer

Survey Interviewers interview people and record their responses to survey and market research questions on a range of topics.

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    Overview

    Survey Interviewers interview people and record their responses to survey and market research questions on a range of topics.

    Day-to-day

    • contacting people face-to-face and via the telephone to conduct surveys
    • recording answers to survey questions manually and electronically
    • recording the distribution of questionnaires
    • collecting questionnaires and returning them to supervisors
    • scanning questionnaires to ensure that important questions have been answered
    • may interview people at random in crowds and on the street
    • may provide self-completion questionnaires
    • may encode responses and check their consistency
    • may work in a call centre.

    Considerations

    • Irregular hours

    To become a Survey Interviewer

    • You can work as a Survey Interviewer without formal qualifications. Some on the job training may be provided. Some workers have Vocational Education and Training (VET) or university qualifications in areas such as business, management, marketing, psychology, accounting or clerical studies.

    Skills employers are looking for

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