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Work for the Census

Census jobs are a great way to earn some extra income and help your community. Find your opportunity here!

There are a variety of different jobs related to the 2020 Census. You can work as a census taker even if you already have a job. It's a great way to earn some extra income while helping your community. Most people hired to work on the census will work part-time -- with many working only evenings and weekends. Some full-time jobs are available too. Work on these Census jobs will be concentrated in the summer of 2019 and the spring and summer of 2020. 

Explore Jobs

Hiring for the 2020 Census is underway! The US Census Bureau is seeking to hire hundreds of people across the state for a variety of census-related positions. This includes: 

  • census takers;
  • recruiting assistants;
  • office operations supervisors;
  • clerks;
  • census field supervisors;
  • and management-level positions can be found at

You can explore opportunities and apply for these jobs on the U.S. Census Bureau website. These temporary, part-time positions are available in every county and pay between $16 and $27.50 per hour.


For More Information

Stay tuned to this page for more information about job opportunities beyond the US Census Bureau. As Census Day draws closer, the State Demographic Center and local governments may be hiring for additional census positions around Minnesota.

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