Also known as Admissions Clerk, Admissions Representative, Admitting Clerk, Interviewer, Market Research Interviewer, Registrar, Registration Clerk, Research Interviewer, Telephone Interviewer
Also known as Admissions Clerk, Admissions Representative, Admitting Clerk
Research Interviewers interview persons by telephone, mail, in person, or by other means for the purpose of completing forms, applications, or questionnaires.
In addition, Research Interviewers
Research Interviewers are often responsible for overseeing or executing some or all of the following tasks:
The above responsibilities are specific to Research Interviewers. More generally, Research Interviewers are involved in several broader types of activities:
The median salary for a Research Interviewer is $36,170, and the average salary is $37,640. Both the median and average roughly describe the middle of the Research Interviewer salary range, but the average is more easily affected by extremely high or low salaries.
Many Research Interviewers earn significantly more or less than the average, due to several factors. About 10% of Research Interviewers earn less than $24,980 per year, 25% earn less than $29,400, 75% earn less than $44,400, and 90% earn less than $52,550.
Between the years of 2020 and 2030, the number of Research Interviewers is expected to change by -6.5%, and there should be roughly 20,100 open positions for Research Interviewers every year.
Career interests describe a person's preferences for different types of working environments and activities. When a person's interest match the demands of an occupation, people are usually more engaged and satisfied in that role.
Compared to most occupations, those who work as a Research Interviewer are usually higher in their Conventional, Enterprising, and Social interests.
Research Interviewers typically have very strong Conventional interests. Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.
Also, Research Interviewers typically have strong Enterprising interests. Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
Lastly, Research Interviewers typically have moderate Social interests. Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
People differ in their values, or what is most important to them for building job satisfaction and fulfillment.
Compared to most people, those working as a Research Interviewer tend to value Relationships, Support, and Working Conditions.
Most importantly, Research Interviewers strongly value Relationships. Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment.
Second, Research Interviewers strongly value Support. Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees.
Lastly, Research Interviewers moderately value Working Conditions. Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions.
Each occupation brings its own set of psychological demands, which describe the characteristics necessary to perform the job well.
In order to perform their job successfully, people who work as Research Interviewers must consistently demonstrate qualities such as attention to detail, stress tolerance, and adaptability/flexibility.
Below, you'll find a list of qualities typically required of Research Interviewers, ranked by importance:
Research Interviewers often have training in vocational schools, related on-the-job experience, or an associate's degree.
Research Interviewers usually need one or two years of training involving both on-the-job experience and informal training with experienced workers. A recognized apprenticeship program may be associated with this occupation.
Research Interviewers may benefit from understanding of specialized subject areas, such as customer and personal service, administrative, or computers and electronics knowledge.
The list below shows several areas in which most Research Interviewers might want to build proficiency, ranked by importance.
Research Interviewers must develop a particular set of abilities to perform their job well. Abilities are individual capacities that influence a person's information processing, sensory perception, motor coordination, and physical strength or endurance. Individuals may naturally have certain abilities without explicit training, but most abilities can be sharpened somewhat through practice.
For example, Research Interviewers need abilities such as oral expression, oral comprehension, and speech recognition in order to perform their job at a high level. The list below shows several important abilities for Research Interviewers, ranked by their relative importance.
Skills are developed capacities that enable people to function effectively in real-world settings. Unlike abilities, skills are typically easier to build through practice and experience. Skills influence effectiveness in areas such as learning, working with others, design, troubleshooting, and more.
Research Interviewers frequently use skills like active listening, speaking, and reading comprehension to perform their job effectively. The list below shows several critical skills for Research Interviewers, ranked by their relative importance.
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