About Us

About Us

We see the world through data

Westat began as a visionary startup in 1963. Now, 50+ years later with 1,700 employees, we continue to pioneer new ways to support the changing needs of clients. Our unique collaborative culture enables us to create dynamic multifaceted teams with broad experience across a wide range of topics.

Proudly employee-owned

Westat is 100% employee-owned. Our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) allows staff to earn stock and share in company profits. We believe that employee ownership has been a key factor in our growth—we share a commitment to excellence and support each other in our mission to provide the best solutions for our clients. Our engagement in our work can and does make a difference in our success.

1,700+

Staff

14

Locations

625

Projects

64

Languages

Innovation is all part of a day’s work

You may not see our name in the news, but Westat supports research behind many federal, state, local, and foundation studies.

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AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning
DC Public Schools
Georgia Department of Transportation
Internal Revenue Service
Leadership Montgomery
Maryland Cancer Registry
Michigan Department of Health and Human Services
National Science Foundation
NYC Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
SiriusXM
Social Security Administration
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Teach for America
Texas Education Agency
The Johns Hopkins University
The National Institutes of Health
The Verizon Foundation
Toyota
U.S. Department of Agriculture
U.S. Department of Education
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
U.S. Department of Justice
U.S. Department of Transportation
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
University of Maryland Baltimore Campus
University of Michigan
University System of Maryland
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