561511 Survey Interviewer

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
561511
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Survey Interviewer
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
No
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
494: 
No
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

561511 SURVEY INTERVIEWER

Alternative Title:
Interviewer

Interviews people and records their responses to survey and market research questions on a range of topics. May work in a call centre.
Skill Level: 5
Specialisation:
Market Research Interviewer

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
5

5615 Survey Interviewers

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
5615
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Survey Interviewers
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

5615 SURVEY INTERVIEWERS

SURVEY INTERVIEWERS interview people and record their responses to survey and market research questions on a range of topics.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Certificate I, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 1 qualification, or compulsory secondary education (ANZSCO Skill Level 5)

For some occupations a short period of on-the-job training may be required in addition to or instead of the formal qualification. In some instances no formal qualification or on-the-job training may be required.
Tasks Include:

contacting people face-to-face and via the telephone to conduct surveys
recording answers to survey questions manually and electronically
recording the distribution of questionnaires
collecting questionnaires and returning them to supervisors
scanning questionnaires to ensure that important questions have been answered
may interview people at random in crowds and on the street
may provide self-completion questionnaires
may encode responses and check their consistency
may work in a call centre

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
393.30
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
557.30
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
475.30