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155 Reviews
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    Former Employee - Support Staff in Rockville, MD
    Former Employee - Support Staff in Rockville, MD

    I worked at Westat full-time (more than 3 years)


    My manager was a great mentor. Ever staffs are willing to support and guide you every step of the way. Very family-orientated culture.


    Low pay, but great benefits.

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    Consider a higher pay range.

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Westat Interviews

Updated Oct 11, 2014
Updated Oct 11, 2014

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Interview Experience


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Getting an Interview


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Interview Difficulty




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    Application Details

    I applied online – interviewed at Westat in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    I was called the next day after I applied online. I did three 30 minute telephone interviews over the period of one week, then flown to HQ in Maryland for a 1 day for in person interview ( all expense paid trip by Westat). I was interviewed by three managers. Then one week after in person interview, I was offered the position.

    Interview Questions
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    Negotiation Details
    I was able to negotiate a tiny increase in starting salary.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview

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Website www.westat.com
Headquarters Rockville, MD
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1963
Type Company - Private
Industry Business Services
Revenue $500 million to $1 billion (USD) per year

Survey the market research business, and you'll find Westat among the leaders of the pack. A statistical survey organization, the company provides research and consulting services, including study design and analysis, data collection, program evaluation, and communications campaign development. It has technical expertise in survey and analytical methods, computer systems technology, biomedical science, and clinical trials. Westat serves US, state, and local government clients, in addition to businesses and foundations. It has offices in six US states, as well as... More

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