Westat is an employee-owned company that recruits a globally diverse workforce that promotes innovation and teamwork. We enjoy a friendly work environment founded on trust, respect, and dedication to excellence.

Professional Positions

Professional career-oriented positions include researchers, communications specialists, systems analysts, administrative staff, and telephone data collectors. We hire subject-matter experts, project directors, study managers, survey designers, research analysts, field operations directors, research assistants, survey processors, and more.

Field Data Collection Positions

Field data collection staff are temporary and hired on an as-needed basis. Positions include field interviewers, address listers, test assessors, medical records abstractors, and more.

Tips for Job Applicants

Answers to some frequently asked questions about our Jobseeker Tool.

Job Fairs & Conferences

Check to see what job fairs and conferences Westat staff will be attending.

Diversity & Inclusion

Westat is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. For information about the laws that protect applicants and employees in the workplace, visit the EEOC.


Salaried employees are eligible for Westat’s bonus plans as well as a competitive benefits package that includes employee stock ownership, a 401(k) plan, medical and dental coverage, paid leave, a fitness center, and more.

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity, or any other protected status under applicable law.