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Updated Jun 29, 2022

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85%
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  • "Pay was good and you could change the hours of availability up until 11:00 PM evening before you got scheduled work.(in 677 reviews)
  • "Flexible hours and schedule.(in 225 reviews)
  • "Most people were great to speak with at the door and willing to provide the information.(in 124 reviews)
  • "Flexible schedule; Enjoyed getting out and seeing different parts of the area and talking with people(in 95 reviews)
  • "Really hands on, good flexible schedule.(in 94 reviews)
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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Great Gig

    Mar 3, 2022 - Field Enumerator in Boston, MA
    Recommend
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    Pros

    High pay, independent work, easy job, choose when to work

    Cons

    Difficult to use interface, uncertain amount of hours given

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  2. 4.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Salary

    Jun 29, 2022 - IT Support Specialist in Fort Worth, TX
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great online training using VPN techniques.

    Cons

    Lengthy boring training that could be enhanced.

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  3. 5.0
    Current Employee

    Great Opportunities

    Jun 27, 2022 - Program Analyst in Suitland, MD
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Many areas to learn something new. Family dynamic, great place to stay.

    Cons

    Removed from larger agencies. A different culture outside of Washington, DC.

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  4. 5.0
    Current Employee, more than 1 year

    Best place to work

    Jun 22, 2022 - Survey Statistician in Suitland, MD
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    No one is fighting to prove themselves better than others , everyone focuses on getting the job done. Great team. Not too stressful job. Love working from home whole week.

    Cons

    I have not found any con yet

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  5. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Amazing

    Jun 22, 2022 - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great co-workers, good pay, streamlined training

    Cons

    Long hours sometimes, and the regional office is insufferable

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  6. 5.0
    Current Employee

    good entry job

    Jun 22, 2022 - Census IT in Atlanta, GA
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    paid training was a plus

    Cons

    no cons I enjoyed the experience

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  7. 5.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    One of the best job I've ever had

    Jun 21, 2022 - Enumerator in Honolulu, HI
    Recommend
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    Pros

    High pay for comparatively easy work, going door to door and calling people to get interviews.

    Cons

    Many of the people I would be send to interview were very hostile and many locations did not offer access to the building even though the census is required by federal law

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  8. 4.0
    Former Employee, less than 1 year

    Good part time job

    Jun 21, 2022 - Census Field Supervisor in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Part time, work completed makes huge impact in community

    Cons

    Lots of changes, fast pace, training only covered part of what was required

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  9. 4.0
    Current Employee

    CFS

    Jun 21, 2022 - Account Manager 
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    hours, the pay and reimburse

    Cons

    unorganized. inconsistent. pass the buck

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  10. 5.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Decent gig

    Jun 20, 2022 - Census Enumerator in Dallas, TX
    Recommend
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    Pros

    Amazing flexibility, make your own schedule. Great pay.

    Cons

    Most people hate government workers knocking on their doors.

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US Census Bureau Reviews FAQs

US Census Bureau has an overall rating of 4.0 out of 5, based on over 3,659 reviews left anonymously by employees. 85% of employees would recommend working at US Census Bureau to a friend and 45% have a positive outlook for the business. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

According to anonymously submitted Glassdoor reviews, US Census Bureau employees rate their compensation and benefits as 4.0 out of 5. Find out more about salaries and benefits at US Census Bureau. This rating has been stable over the past 12 months.

85% of US Census Bureau employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated US Census Bureau 4.0 out of 5 for work life balance, 3.7 for culture and values and 3.2 for career opportunities.

According to reviews on Glassdoor, employees commonly mention the pros of working at US Census Bureau to be benefits, coworkers, career development and the cons to be senior leadership, culture, management.

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