What does a Field Interviewer do?

Field interviewers perform a range of duties in locations outside of the office to collect and analyze information. They prepare by identifying the scope and objectives of the project to ensure they interview relevant subjects and assemble a diverse group of participants. They conduct interviews, create surveys and questionnaires, perform research, and may execute investigations. They compile and record this information in a database, and then conduct data analysis and produce reports or presentations.

Field interviewers generally have a high school diploma, but additional training or education is helpful. They often complete an internal training program. These positions require strong research capabilities and familiarity with interviewing techniques and practices. Must be proficient with data analytics and comfortable interacting with a large number of people in a range of settings.

What responsibilities are common for Field Interviewer jobs?
  • Utilize existing information to plan the field work phase of projects.
  • Responsible for the effective performance, training and safety of all members of a field survey crew. and coordination of meetings and oversight of all aspects of running a survey department.
  • Manage surveying needs on tasks and phases of larger projects in support of project managers.
  • Support preparation of proposals with supervision and full review.
  • Review land development projects to make sure they are to State and County standards. and write legal descriptions for land development projects.
  • Supervise youth and adult athletic program sites including baseball/softball fields, soccer fields, basketball gyms and other facilities associated with sports programming.
  • Provide general information for coaches, parents, and athletes. delivers exceptional customer service at all times.
  • Oversee contractual service providers to include scorekeepers, clock operators, referees, umpires and other sports-related service providers.
  • Manage program equipment inventory: assign equipment to coaches and players, collect equipment at conclusion of season and organize equipment storage area.
  • Assist Athletic Program Supervisor with player drafts, field scheduling, record keeping and reports.
  • General knowledge of youth and adult sports programs, rules, safety protocols and athletic equipment used during basketball, baseball/softball, and soccer.
  • Receive instructions on specific assignment objectives, complex features, and possible solutions from the survey manager or other leaders in the firm.
  • Follow all QA/QC procedures and standards of practice to assure accurate and complete information is generated for producing reports and plans.
  • Meet all state and district requirements for the position including maintaining required training hours.
What are the typical qualifications for Field Interviewer jobs?
  • Bachelor's Degree in business, agriculture, engineering, computer science or mechanical engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • Sound command of English language and writing protocols.
  • Fluent in a variety of design programs and software.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and attention to details.
  • Is comfortable working in the role of advocate.
  • Experience computing, scripting, and with spreadsheets.
  • Familiar with enterprise resource planning.
  • Demonstrated sound work ethic.
EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.6 ★
Total Pay--
Career Opportunity
3.0 ★
Avg. Experience8+ years

How much does a Field Interviewer make?

$49,077 /yr
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Field Interviewer Career Path

Learn how to become a Field Interviewer, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

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Field Interviewer III
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Read what Field Interviewer professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
RTI InternationalRTI International
Field Interviewer
Mar 3, 2022

“The two peers I met in person were really nice; one was my mentor and was super”

RTI InternationalRTI International
Field Interviewer
Mar 3, 2022

“Had a good opportunity to work on an interesting but unrelated COVID contact tracing project for six weeks.”

Smith CollegeSmith College
Senior Interviewer
Feb 1, 2021

“This was a great chance to check out a potential career path as a student.”

Job DuckJob Duck
May 3, 2022

“The salary is better than what you'd usually earn for the same job in your country.”

Clear InsightsClear Insights
Telephone Interviewer
May 29, 2021

“Flexible schedule and good for college students”

Telephone Interviewer
Apr 7, 2022

“I only took the job because I needed a very flexible schedule but for 10/hr it is a waste of time.”

Australian Bureau of StatisticsAustralian Bureau of Statistics
Census Field Officer
Jan 24, 2022

“Your superiors and the organisation as a whole provides good support if you have questions or concerns.”

Map of AgMap of Ag
Telephone Interviewer
Aug 11, 2022

“I could always go to my manager with any problem and was always praised for my work.”

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Frequently asked questions about the roles and responsibilities of a Field Interviewer

When working as a Field Interviewer, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Responses, Interpersonal and Communication, English, HIPAA Compliance, and Protocols.

The most similar professions to Field Interviewer are:
  • Research Interviewer
  • Business Development Manager
  • Sales Representative
  • Regional Sales Manager

The most common qualifications to become a Field Interviewer include a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 years of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.

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Research Interviewer
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Business Development Manager
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