2020 Census Jobs: Be a Part of History

United States Census 2020

Be a Part of History

The Census Bureau is hiring up to 500,000 temporary, part-time census takers for the 2020 Census in communities across the country.

Every 10 years since 1790, the United States has undertaken the momentous task of counting its population. This is your chance to play a role.

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Anyone age 18 and older, such as recent high school graduates, college students, veterans, retirees, military spouses, seasonal workers, and people who are bilingual are highly encouraged to apply. People who already have jobs and want to earn extra income evenings and weekends are also encouraged to apply. Start Your Application...

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The 2020 Census is more than a population count. It's an opportunity to shape the future of your community. Through your social media channels, your voice can make a difference. Share this on social media or forward it to a friend.

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2020 Census Pay Rates

Pay rates and work hours vary by position and location. Use an interactive map to select your state (or Puerto Rico) and county (or municipio) to find the pay rates in your area.

2020 Recruiting Goals

2020 Census Recruiting Goals by State

We need applicants in all 50 states. The Census Bureau released a new interactive map to help partners and job seekers identify areas where hiring is taking place. We make every effort to hire locally so census takers are familiar with the neighborhoods they are assigned to work.

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2020 Census Recruitment Resources

About 2020 Jobs

The U.S. Census Bureau is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Jobs for the 2020 Census include both field and office positions throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. A single application allows you to be considered for several positions, including census taker, recruiting assistant, office clerk, and supervisory staff. 

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