What is a Demographic Researcher?

Demographic Researcher Job Description

Demographic researchers design, implement and manage demographic research projects. They must collect and analyze information using a variety of methods such as interviews and questionnaires in order to accomplish their research objectives.


They may be employed by private research organizations, government agencies or universities.



Typical Job Duties

• Prepare and present proposals for new demographic research projects

• Liaise with clients to gain an understanding of the objectives of the research project

• Refine research objectives

• Use an appropriate and creative methodology to create and manage a research project

• May use quantitative and/or qualitative methods during research

• Produce pilot and development work

• Analyze and evaluate research and interpret data

• Present results of research both orally and in writing and offer advice based on the research



Scholarships for Becoming a Demographic Researcher

The Applicable Majors section below shows fields of study relevant to a career as a Demographic Researcher. You can search for scholarships matched to those fields of study on our All Scholarships by Major page.


Success Tip: Be sure to apply for any scholarships that you even barely qualify for, as there are millions of dollars of scholarships that go unused every year due to a lack of applicants!


Applicable Majors

Studying one of the university majors listed below is an excellent starting point for becoming a Demographic Researcher. Click on the links to find out what else you can do with these majors!


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