Survey Statistician, Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service


Open & closing dates -  03/04/2020 to 03/17/2020

Pay scale & grade - GS 11 - 13

Salary - $72,030 to $133,465 per year

Appointment type - Permanent

Work schedule - Full-Time



This position is located in National Agricultural Statistics Service, Research and Development division, Frames and Survey Development Branch.

The primary purpose of this position is to serve as research statistician for work related to questionnaire and forms design and data collection activities for the national agricultural survey program.


  • Evaluates survey program operations related to data collection to appraise their effectiveness, to identify possible deficiencies, and to initiate modifications when needed
  • Investigates questionnaire design and data collection procedures that minimize duplication of efforts between the development of paper questionnaires and computer assisted interviewing instruments.
  • Devises suitable checks for the accuracy of the support staff work under the incumbent's technical direction and assures completion within the established time limits.
  • Participates in formulating and recommending programs and projects relating to questionnaire design and data collection procedures.

For more details and the application process please see the USA Jobsite below.