In Home Field Interviewer

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Vice President for Research
Survey Research Center
Full/Part Time:


The Survey Research Center at The Pennsylvania State University is currently looking for a self-motivated, reliable person to hire as a part-time Field Interviewer to administer surveys to mothers and 2-year-old children in their homes in the Wilkes-Barre area. Applicants must be available to work approximately 5-15 hours per week with the majority of the hours from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The successful applicant to this part-time position will gain valuable experience in the collection of social science data and survey administration. Excellent people skills, attention to detail, a flexible schedule, reliable transportation, proximity to Wilkes-Barre (within one hour) are required for consideration. Prior research experience working with young children, intermediate computer skills and the ability to use a video camera is preferred. This position offers a competitive hourly wage and travel expense reimbursements. This position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as part of your job duties. A valid driver`s license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to standard background checks.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088