We're Hiring for 2020: See Pay Rates

United States Census 2020

We're Hiring: Be a Census Taker!

Be Census Taker

Apply, and with one application you may be considered for several positions, including census taker, recruiting assistant, office clerk, and supervisory staff—and help your community while getting paid.

Find Pay Rates in Your Area

Jobs for the 2020 Census are located throughout the United States and Puerto Rico and include both field and office positions. Pay rates can vary by position and location.  Select your state (or Puerto Rico) and county (or municipio) below to find the pay rates in your area.

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Here's How To Apply for a 2020 Job

U.S. Census Bureau Kicks Off National Recruitment Campaign

So, you're ready to work on the 2020 Census? The first step is to complete the online job application. This will include some assessment questions about your education, work, and other experience.

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How You Can Get Involved

  • Promote 2020 Census content on your social media channels, through your email lists, and on your website. Three new links on the census.gov homepage give visitors quick access to key 2020 Census information. 
  • Check out the 2020 Census Recruitment Toolkit. This easy to use toolkit provides resources to help raise awareness of 2020 Census job opportunities.
  • Help us spread the word about the 2020 Census! Share this on social media or forward it to a friend.

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About the Census Bureau

We serve as the nation’s leading provider of quality data about its people and economy. The Census Bureau is the federal government's largest statistical agency. We are a scientific organization focused on data. Policy-makers, businesses, and the public use our information to make far-reaching decisions.