Earn extra income while helping your community.
The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count.
We are hiring for a variety of temporary jobs, including census takers, recruiting assistants, office staff, and supervisory staff. To be eligible, you must be at least 18 years old, have a valid Social Security number, and be a U.S. citizen.
Review job qualifications https://2020census.gov/en/jobs/job-details.html
How to Apply
Candidates must complete an online job application. The application includes assessment questions about your education, work, and other experience.
Positions for the 2020 Census are located throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. Explore our interactive map to find the pay rates in your county or municipality.
Ready to Apply?
Take the next step toward joining our team! The application process takes about 30 minutes. You will need to provide your Social Security number, home address, email address, phone number, and your date and place of birth. Veterans who are claiming preference will also need to submit documentation of eligibility.
Earn Extra Money
Could you use a little extra income? Jobs for the 2020 Census offer competitive wages that are paid weekly. Authorized expenses, such as mileage, are reimbursed for employees doing fieldwork.
Support Your Community
Decennial census data are used to determine your representation in Congress, as well as how funds are spent for roads, schools, hospitals, and more. Help ensure that everyone in your community is counted in the next decennial census.
Fit Your Schedule
Temporary positions for the 2020 Census feature flexible hours—a perfect fit if you are looking to earn a little extra money, even if you already have other commitments.
Be a Part of History
Every 10 years since 1790, the United States has undertaken the momentous task of counting all of its residents. This is your chance to play a role.