Westat Field Data Collectors: Collecting Data to Improve Lives

Field data collectors are a vital part of research. They gather data from study respondents or make observations that, ultimately, help inform policymakers about what is really going on in communities with regards to health, education, safety, and the effectiveness of programs and policies. 

Westat has a large portfolio of ongoing projects, both large and small, with data collection components that are fielded throughout the year. If it impacts your life, you can be confident that, at some point, Westat has studied it.

Westat field data collectors, for example,

  • Gather information on Americans’ health care use and those costs
  • Interview caregivers of older adults with dementia to learn how best to expand supportive services
  • Collect biomedical samples that inform our understanding of the causes, progression, prevention, and detection of cancer
  • Collect key data on student progress from elementary to high school years
  • Are an essential part of improving highway safety by participating in field observations on travel behavior

Westat field interviewers are highly respected and provide the highest quality data for these research topics. They are the first step of the research process, connecting with survey respondents, establishing rapport, and letting them know the importance of their contributions to a study. Every day our field staff perform valuable work, learning about peoples’ lives and how they’re impacted.

There are many jobs available; all require passion and provide unmatched satisfaction. Where else can you talk with interesting people and complete each day knowing you are making a difference to improve the lives of others?

Learn more about Westat field data collector job opportunities: Careers

Westat field interviewers are highly respected and provide the highest quality data for these research topics. They are the first step of the research process, connecting with survey respondents, establishing rapport, and letting them know the importance of their contributions to a study.

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AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety
Baltimore Metropolitan Council
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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