Pay Rates Increased in Missouri for 2020 Census Takers

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting census takers for temporary positions in communities across Missouri in advance of the 2020 Census. Pay rates for census takers in Missouri have increased, with a range from $17.00 to $23.50 per hour.* 

These positions offer competitive pay, flexible hours, paid training and weekly paychecks.

Census takers will be hired to work in their communities and go door to door to collect responses from those who do not respond to the 2020 Census online, by phone or by mail.

For more information, please visit

Call 1-855-JOB-2020 (1-855-562-2020).

For TTY/ASCII, applicants may contact the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339.

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